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1-2-3 Cherry Poke Cake

Rated as 4.17 out of 5 Stars

"Pound cake streaked with cherry gelatin is layered with cherry pie filling and creamy whipped topping."
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1 h 20 m servings 254
Original recipe yields 12 servings


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  1. Remove foil lid from cake package. (Do not remove cake from pan.) Pierce cake with skewer at 1/2-inch intervals, poking skewer through cake to bottom of pan.
  2. Add boiling water to gelatin mix in small bowl; stir 2 min. until completely dissolved. Stir in cold water; pour over cake. Refrigerate 1 hour. Meanwhile, make curls from semi-sweet chocolate.
  3. Invert cake onto platter. Cut cake horizontally in half. Spread bottom half of cake with 1/3 cup COOL WHIP; cover with 1 cup pie filling and top cake layer. Frost top and sides of cake with remaining COOL WHIP. Garnish with remaining pie filling and chocolate curls.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 254 calories; 10.1 38 2.9 84 190 Full nutrition

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Tried this today. Came out pretty good. I will make this again.

This was great. I made this on a whim. I was looking for a different recipe and I saw this. I used a Hershey Special Dark bar because I am cheep and it is half the price of Baker's chocolate....