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Spring Berry Poke Cake

  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 2 hr 20 min
  • Servings 15

This poke cake is spring inspired and topped with whipped frosting and seasonal berries. MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

2 1/2
cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
2
teaspoons baking powder
1/2
teaspoon salt
3/4
cup butter or margarine, softened
1 1/2
cups sugar
1
teaspoon vanilla
3
eggs
1
cup milk
1
box (4-serving size) Jell-O™ strawberry-flavored gelatin
1
cup boiling water
1
container (12 oz) Betty Crocker™ Whipped vanilla frosting
1
teaspoon grated lemon peel
4
cups mixed fresh berries
Fresh mint sprigs, if desired

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Grease bottom and sides of 13x9-inch pan with shortening; lightly flour.
  • 2
    In medium bowl, mix flour, baking powder and salt; set aside. In large bowl, beat butter, sugar and vanilla with electric mixer on high speed 3 minutes or until fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Alternately add flour mixture, about 1/2 cup at a time, and milk, about 1/3 cup at a time, beating until blended and scraping bowl occasionally. Pour batter into pan.
  • 3
    Bake 35 to 40 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 20 minutes.
  • 4
    Meanwhile, in small bowl, stir gelatin in boiling water 2 minutes to completely dissolve gelatin. Poke warm cake every inch with tines of meat fork or table knife. Pour strawberry mixture slowly over cake, allowing mixture to fill holes in cake. Cool completely in pan on cooling rack, about 1 hour.
  • 5
    In small bowl, mix frosting and lemon peel. Frost cake. Garnish with berries and mint.
 

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
402
% Daily Value
Total Fat
16g
0%
Saturated Fat
8g
0%
Sodium
302mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
60g
0%
Dietary Fiber
2g
0%
Protein
5g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 2 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
4
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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