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Red, White and Blue Poke Cake

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  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 4 hr 50 min
  • Servings 16
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Red, white and beautiful! A simple cake-mix cake becomes the hit of your Fourth of July gathering with just a few easy additions.

Ingredients

1
box Betty Crocker™ SuperMoist™ white cake mix
Water, vegetable oil and egg whites called for on cake mix box
1
box (4-serving size) Jell-O™ strawberry-flavored gelatin
1
cup boiling water
1/2
cup cold water
1
box (4-serving size) white chocolate instant pudding and pie filling mix
1/3
cup milk
1
container (8 oz) frozen whipped topping, thawed
1
cup sliced fresh strawberries
1/2
cup fresh blueberries

Directions

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pan). Make and bake cake mix as directed on box for 13x9-inch pan. Cool completely in pan, about 1 hour.
  • 2 Pierce cooled cake with fork at 1/2-inch intervals. In medium bowl, stir gelatin and boiling water until dissolved. Stir in cold water. Carefully pour mixture over entire surface of cake. Refrigerate at least 3 hours until serving time.
  • 3 In large bowl, mix pudding mix and milk until well blended. Gently stir in whipped topping. Spread over cake. Arrange strawberries and blueberries on top of cake to look like flag. Store loosely covered in refrigerator.

Expert Tips

To show off the red, white and blue of this cake, cut into serving-size pieces and arrange on a platter. Top each piece of cake with a tiny American flag available at craft stores. Garnish the platter with whole strawberries and blueberries.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
250
Calories from Fat
80
% Daily Value
Total Fat
9g
14%
Saturated Fat
4g
20%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
330mg
14%
Total Carbohydrate
39g
13%
Dietary Fiber
1g
4%
Sugars
25g
25%
Protein
3g
3%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
6%
6%
Calcium
8%
8%
Iron
2%
2%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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