Patriotic Poke Cake

Perfect Poke Cake for Memorial Day or Fourth of July

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword 4th of july, poke cake
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Chill 3 hours
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 10 servings
Calories 309 kcal
Author Jennie Duncan


  • 1 box White cake mix (15.25 oz)
  • 3 Eggs
  • 1/3 cup Oil
  • 1 cup Water
  • 1 box Strawberry Jell-o (3 oz)
  • 1 cup Boiling water
  • 1 cup Cold water
  • 1 tub Cool whip (8 oz)
  • 1 cup Fresh strawberries (diced)
  • 1 cup Fresh blueberries


  1. Prepare the cake box mix according to box instructions. Poke with holes and set aside.

  2. Boil 1 cup of water then add in jell-o mix. Whisk until dissolved. Add 1 cup cold water. Carefully pour this jell-o over cake filling each hole you made. Place in the fridge for 3 hours.

  3. Top with cool whip and spread evenly onto cake. Add strawberries and blueberries on top to decorate. 

  4. Serve immediately or keep in fridge until ready to serve.

Recipe Video

Nutrition Facts
Patriotic Poke Cake
Amount Per Serving
Calories 309
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.