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Lemon Lime Poke Cake Recipe

Lil' Luna
Lemon Lime Poke Cake is full of lime flavor, topped with creamy lemon pudding and topped with whipped cream and zest!
5 from 5 votes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Refrigerate 2 hours 30 minutes
Total Time 3 hours 5 minutes
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 12
Calories 103 kcal



  • 1 boc white cake mix
  • water, vegetable oil and eggs (ingredients listed on back of cake mic)
  • 2 tsp grated lemon peel
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 3 oz lime-flavored gelatin


  • 1 envelope Dream whip
  • 1 package instant lemon pudding
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 1 tub Cool whip or 2 cups whipped cream
  • Grated lemon AND lime peel


  • Preheat oven to 350.
  • Make cake as directed in box and fold in lemon peel before pouring into a greased 9x13 pan. Bake cake and let cool.
  • While cake is cooling make gelatin by boiling water and pouring in gelatin mix. Stir until dissolved.
  • Poke cake with a fork going down half way all over the cake. Spoon gelatin mixture into holes and refrigerate for at least 1½ hours.
  • For frosting, mix dream whip, lemon pudding and milk with hand mixer until it thickens. Add to the top of cake.
  • Top with Cool Whip (or whipped cream) and grated lemon and lime peel and refrigerate an additional hour before serving. ENJOY!


Calories: 103kcalCarbohydrates: 20gProtein: 2gFat: 1gSaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 6mgSodium: 101mgPotassium: 60mgSugar: 10gVitamin A: 80IUCalcium: 55mg
Keyword Lemon Lime Poke Cake
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