Pirate Poke Cake

Pirate Poke Cake

Treat your family with this cake that’s made using Betty Crocker® SuperMoist® cake mix, frosting and decorating gel - a beautiful Halloween dessert.

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

2:00

Hrs:Mins

Makes

12

servings

1
box Betty Crocker® SuperMoist® white cake mix
Water, oil and egg whites called for on cake mix box
1
cup boiling water
1
box (4-serving size) strawberry-flavored gelatin
1
container (12 oz) Betty Crocker® Whipped fluffy white frosting
1
tube (0.68 oz) Betty Crocker® red decorating gel
12
fresh strawberries, cut in half
12
plastic cocktail swords
  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Spray bottom of 13x9-inch pan with cooking spray. In large bowl, beat cake mix, water, oil and egg whites with electric mixer on low speed 30 seconds. Beat on medium speed 2 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally. Pour into pan.
  2. Bake 28 to 32 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool on cooling rack 20 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, in medium bowl, pour boiling water on gelatin; stir until gelatin is dissolved. Poke cake every inch with handle of wooden spoon or tines of meat fork halfway into cake. Carefully pour strawberry gelatin evenly over top of cake. Cool completely, about 1 hour.
  4. Spread frosting over top of cake. Drizzle red decorating gel over frosting. Cut into 4 rows by 3 rows. Garnish each piece of cake with 2 strawberry halves speared with a plastic cocktail sword.
Makes 12 servings (1 piece)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Tip
For other colorful cakes, use a different flavor of gelatin for the strawberry gelatin.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 291
    • Total Fat 16g
      • (Saturated Fat 3 1/2g,),
    • Sodium 363mg;
    • Total Carbohydrate 59g
      • (Dietary Fiber 1/2g,
    • Protein 4g;
    Percent Daily Value*:
      Exchanges:
      • 1 Starch;
      • 3 Other Carbohydrate;
      • 3 Fat;
      Carbohydrate Choices:
      • 4;
      *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.