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Strawberry Shortcake Cake Recipe

Everyone loves this Strawberry Shortcake Poke Cake! It's a delicious, cool treat with jello poked through out and is topped with a cream cheese and whipped cream frosting along with fresh strawberries.

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Refrigerate 4 hours
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 15
Calories 2683 kcal
Author Lil' Luna

Ingredients

  • 1 Yellow Cake Mix (plus ingredients on back)
  • 1 small box instant strawberry JELL-O Raspberry or cherry work too!
  • 1 cup hot water
  • 1 cup cold water
  • 1 8 oz. block cream cheese softened
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 cups Cool Whip or Whipped Cream
  • 2 pints strawberries sliced

Instructions

  1. Make Yellow Cake by following directions on box.

  2. Once the cake is out, take a fork and poke it all over.

  3. While cake is still warm, make jell-o by adding mix to 1 cup hot water and dissolving and then adding 1 cup cold water. Spoon this liquid over the top of the cake, making sure it goes through the holes made by the fork. Refrigerate for 4 hours.

  4. When ready to serve make frosting by mixing cream cheese, and powdered sugar in a medium bowl. Add vanilla. Mix to well combined. Fold in Cool Whip. Spread over cake.

  5. Spread sliced strawberries over the frosting or add individually to each cake square. ENJOY!

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Nutrition Facts
Strawberry Shortcake Cake Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 2683 Calories from Fat 225
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 25g 38%
Saturated Fat 13g 65%
Cholesterol 25mg 8%
Sodium 3915mg 163%
Potassium 1852mg 53%
Total Carbohydrates 597g 199%
Dietary Fiber 25g 100%
Sugars 354g
Protein 30g 60%
Vitamin A 7.5%
Vitamin C 674.5%
Calcium 140.4%
Iron 81.3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.