Patriotic Poke Cake

Cool and creamy, perfect for warm summer days!


  1. Preheat oven to 350°. Prepare confetti cake mix according to package instructions using a 13x9-inch pan and let cool completely. Or, slice 2 loaf cakes in half lengthwise and lay in a large cake pan, sliced side up. 
  2. Let cake cool completely, then use a fork to pierce holes evenly across surface of cake.
  3. Combine strawberry gelatin and boiling water until dissolved. Add cold water and mix. Pour gelatin mixture evenly, covering the top of the cake. Refrigerate at least 3 hours before serving cake. 
  4. Combine pudding mix and milk in a large bowl. Fold in whipped topping. Spread evenly over top of cake. Garnish cake with fresh berries. Enjoy immediately or refrigerate until ready to serve.

Recipe Courtesy of Chef Kates,
ALDI Test Kitchen


1 box Baker's Corner Patriotic Confetti Cake Mix* OR
2 L'oven Fresh All Butter Loaf Cakes*

1 1/4 cups water

4 Goldhen Large Egg Whites

1/3 cup Carlini Vegetable Oil

1 box Baker's Corner Strawberry Gelatin Mix

1 cup boiling water

1/2 cup cold water

1 box Baker's Corner Instant Vanilla Pudding Mix

1/3 cup Friendly Farms 2% Milk

1 container Friendly Farms Whipped Topping, thawed

1 cup strawberries, sliced

1 cup blueberries

*These are Special Buy or Seasonal items that are only in stores for a limited time and may no longer be available.

Prep Time:
40 minutes (plus 3 hours to chill)

Cook Time:
35 minutes

Total Time:
1 hour, 15 minutes (plus 3 hours to chill)