Patriotic Poke Cake

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Serve this red, white, and blue cake with colorful fresh berries, such as blueberries, strawberries and raspberries.

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Prep Time:
30 mins
Additional Time:
3 hrs
Total Time:
3 hrs 30 mins
Servings:
12
Yield:
12 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 baked 9-inch round white cake layers, cooled

  • 2 cups boiling water, divided

  • 1 (3 ounce) package JELL-O Brand Gelatin, any red flavor

  • 1 (3 ounce) package JELL-O Brand Berry Blue Flavor Gelatin

  • 1 (8 ounce) container COOL WHIP Whipped Topping, thawed, divided

Directions

  1. Place cake layers, top sides up, in 2 clean 9-inch round cake pans. Pierce cake with large fork at 1/2-inch intervals.

  2. Stir 1 cup of the boiling water into red and Berry Blue gelatin in separate bowls 2 minutes until completely dissolved. Carefully pour red gelatin over 1 cake layer and Berry Blue gelatin over second cake layer. Refrigerate 3 hours.

  3. Dip 1 cake pan in warm water 10 seconds; unmold onto serving plate. Spread with about 1 cup of the whipped topping. Unmold second cake layer; carefully place on first cake layer. Frost top and sides of cake with remaining whipped topping.

  4. Refrigerate 1 hour or until ready to serve. Garnish with fresh fruit, if desired. Store leftover cake in refrigerator.

Tips

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