While the cake is baking, mix the gelatin dessert according to package directions. For this cake, I used a package of peach and a package of strawberry. I thought the flavors would be a nice mix. Allow the gelatin to cool before proceeding to the next step. Allow the cake to cool a bit as well.
To make the holes, you need to poke the cake… it’s why it’s called poke cake!! I used the larger end of a chopstick for making the holes. Space them about 1-2 inches apart.
Next, pour the gelatin mix on top of the cake. I used a measuring cup for ease of pouring. The jell-o will seep into the holes and around the sides. I found that I only needed about 3/4 of the gelatin mix so I chilled the remaining with some sliced peaches.
Frost the poke cake as you see fit. I used a vanilla frosting with some blue food coloring and some blue sprinkles. Hint, hint, 4th of July cake anyone???
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