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Lemon Lime Poke Cake Recipe

Lemon Lime Poke Cake is full of lime flavor, topped with creamy lemon pudding and topped with whipped cream and zest!
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time25 minutes
Refrigerate2 hours 30 minutes
Total Time3 hours 5 minutes
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 12
Author: Lil' Luna



  • 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: 103kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 6mg | Sodium: 101mg | Potassium: 60mg | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 80IU | Calcium: 55mg