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4.67 from 3 votes

Strawberry Poke Cake

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: strawberry poke cake
Servings: 9
Calories: 219kcal


  • 1 box white cake (plus, water, oil and egg whites called for on cake mix box
  • 1 cup water boiling
  • 1/2 cup water cool
  • 1 box 3.3 ounce Jell-O gelatin, strawberry
  • 1 ,12 oz. container whipped topping
  • fresh strawberries for garnish


  • Heat oven to 350°F.
  • Spray bottom of 9x13 pan with non-stick cooking spray.
  • In large bowl, beat cake mix, water, oil and egg whites with electric mixer until combined. Pour cake mixture into baking pan and cook for length on package (probably about 25-30 minutes) or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  • Remove cake from oven and let cool in baking dish.
  • Boil 1 cup of water and mix gelatin package in water until dissolved. Add ½ cup cold water.
  • Using tongs of a fork, poke holes in cake, about every ½ inch.
  • Pour dissolved strawberry gelatin over top of cake. Let cool completely, about 1 hour.
  • Spread whipped topping over top of cake. Garnish slices with fresh strawberries.


Calories: 219kcal | Carbohydrates: 48g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 403mg | Potassium: 36mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 25g | Vitamin A: 6IU | Calcium: 130mg | Iron: 1mg