Tuesday, January 20, 2009

Let them eat cake

Patriotic Poke Cake

2 baked round white cake layers (9 inch), cooled

2 cups boiling water, divided

1 pkg. (4-serving size) JELL-O Brand Strawberry Flavor Gelatin, or any other red flavor

1 pkg. (4-serving size) JELL-O Brand Berry Blue Flavor Gelatin1 tub (8 oz.) COOL WHIP Whipped Topping, thawed, divided


PLACE cake layers, top-sides up, in two clean 9-inch round cake pans. Pierce cakes with large fork at 1/2-inch intervals.
STIR 1 cup of the boiling water into each flavor dry gelatin mix in separate small bowls 2 min. until completely dissolved. Carefully pour red gelatin over 1 cake layer and blue gelatin over remaining cake layer. Refrigerate 3 hours.

DIP one cake pan in warm water 10 sec.; unmold onto serving plate. Spread with about 1 cup of the whipped topping. Unmold second cake layer; carefully place on first cake layer. Frost top and side of cake with remaining whipped topping. Refrigerate 1 hour or until ready to serve. Cut into 16 slices to serve.
Store leftover cake in refrigerator

Happy Inaugural Day!!


Carol Roll said...

OMG that looks so danged good!!!!
Thanks for receipe Patty!!!

Janelle said...

Well isn't that pretty! Have fun at your party tonight...


Briar Rabbit Primitives said...

Yummmmm! That cake looks so delish, Patty! Cut me a big ol slice too! I'm Celebrating with ya! Hugs, Starla :)

~GoldieLoo Woodworks~ said...

YUMMMMMMMmmmm, I want to run my finger across that icing ! I may have to make that for July 4th.
Thanks ! ~~Pam

NothingPlainByJane said...

Oooooh, this just looks so festive, clever, and yummy! Who wouldn't be so proud to serve this?! Thank you.

Prim and Proper Folks said...

mmmmm..that looks delicious! My Mom used to make this cake for us on the 4th of July...so yummy chilled! Thank you for helping me remember that sweet summertime treat! Hugs--Susan

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Carmen said...

Oh my, that cake looks yummy! Might have to try that for 4th of july! Your doggies are so precious also!!!

Anonymous said...

Hey you buddy ol' pal! I realized I haven't stopped by in a bit, and of course I get here and you have CAKE!!! Sure, sure... my "bum" needs no help, I am SURE!!! Hugs, MO

Peach Street ~ Jamie said...

Oooh we make one like this at Christmastime. It's so yummy!

Anonymous said...

Hi sweets!!! Okay, Pea made me do it!!! It is NOT an award and is actually pretty cool, especially if it turns out to be an ADORABLE pic....LOL...stop and seee..... pop over to my blog and we can have coffeee!!! Hugs, MO

Mila said...

Hi Patty,
I'm Mila from Italy.
Oh my! This cake it's so...:))
Oh my!
Thank you for receipe.
Many blessing,
Mila :)