Strawberry Poke Cake

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 12
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 237.7
  • Total Fat: 5.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 323.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 44.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.7 g
  • Protein: 2.6 g

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Number of Servings: 12


    1 white or yellow cake mix (Pillsbury does a reduced sugar variety), Light Cool Whip, 1 Cup Fresh Strawberries (or other fruit as desired) and 1 package of strawberry Jello (or other flavor as desired sugar free should help lower calorie count)


Bake cake as directed. Allow to cool. Place cake back into pan if it has been removed. With the handle of a wooden spoon or with a fork poke holes randomly around the top of the cake.

Mix the jello according to the directions and pour over the cake. Allow to gel. Use the Cool Whip as the frosting and top with sliced strawberries.

Serves 12.

Number of Servings: 12

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user JDSSQUIRREL.

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    This recipe is really good. Was a huge hit with the family. What I did to make it more lower in fat is I replaced the oil for applesauce and egg whites instead of whole egg in the cake mix. - 8/18/08

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Another variation is to put a layer of vanilla pudding between the cake and Cool Whip layer. That's how my grandmother always made this cake, and it is delicious. - 5/3/10

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    To reduce calories even more, when making the cake just pour in one can of diet soda; mountain dew or 7-up, whatever you like as long as it is diet--DO NOT use oil or eggs, JUST DIET SODA! This makes a very moist and very good cake. I may have to make this for my birthday. I Love Strawberries! - 4/18/09

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  • Incredible!
    Yes!!!! This article is too simple that everybody can learn and make cake after reading this article. Thanks!!!
    - 5/13/17

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  • sounds really good - 3/10/10

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