What Is a Good Jell-O Cake Recipe?


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A highly-rated Jell-O cake recipe is Kraft's Gelatin Poke Cake made with white cake mix, strawberry Jell-O and Cool Whip. The recipe takes about 15 minutes to prepare and serves around six people.

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What Is a Good Jell-O Cake Recipe?
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To make Kraft's Gelatin Poke Cake, start by mixing the white cake batter by following the instructions for a 13-by-9-inch cake on the cake mix package. After baking the cake, cool in the pan for 15 minutes, then poke holes in the cake with a fork every 1/2 inch. Stir together one 3-ounce package strawberry Jell-O and 1 cup boiling water for two minutes. Add in 1/2 cup cold water, then pour the Jell-O mixture over the cake. Keep the cake refrigerated for at least three hours, then top with one 8-ounce package Cool Whip.

For a lemon-flavored Jell-O cake, start by following the instructions on a package of white cake mix to make two round cake layers. Poke the baked cakes with a fork every 1/2 inch. Pour a mixture of one 6-ounce package of lemon Jell-O and 2 cups boiling water over the cake layers, then refrigerate the cake for three hours. Whisk together a package of lemon pudding mix and 1 cup cold milk, then add in 3 cups Cool Whip. Remove the cakes from the pans, and fill with the lemon pudding, then frost the tops and sides with the remaining pudding.

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