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MawMaw Light's Strawberry Poke Cake


  • 1 package white cake mix
  • 1 package strawberry jello 3oz
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 1/2 cup cold water
  • 1 large tub Cool Whip
  • fresh sliced strawberries to garnish optional


  • Prepare & bake cake mix as directed on the back of the package as directed for a 9x13 pan. Cool in pan for 15 minutes then prick with a fork at 1/2 inch intervals.
  • Dissolve the gelatin boiling water. Add cold water & spoon over the cake in pan. Chill for 3-4 hours. Frost with Cool Whip. Refrigerate. Serve pieces with fresh sliced strawberries if desired.