Colorful and fun, ‘poke cakes’ have beenaround since the 1970’s.
Recipe: Holiday Poke Cake
1 (18.25-ounce) package white cake mix
Prepare and bake cake mix as directedon package. Cool and remove cakes from pans. Wash and dry pans.
Place the cake layers, top side up, intwo clean 9-inch round cake pans. Pierce with a fork at 1/2-inchintervals.
In a small bowl, stir 1 cup boiling waterinto cherry gelatin.
In a separate bowl, stir 1 cup boilingwater into lime gelatin; mix each until dissolved. Carefullypour the cherry over one cake layer and the lime gelatin overthe other. Refrigerate for 1 hour.
Dip 1 cake layer in warm water for 10seconds then unmold onto a serving plate. Spread with about one-fourthof vanilla frosting mix. Unmold the second layer and positionon top of the first. Frost the top and sides with the remainingfrosting.
1/3 cup vegetable oil
4 large eggs
2 cups boiling water
1 (3.5-ounce) package cherry gelatin
1 (3.5-ounce) package lime gelatin
1 package vanilla frosting mix
Makes 12 servings.
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