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a slice of this red, white, and blue poke cake with whipped topping and colorful sprinkles
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Red White and Blue Poke Cake

Red White and Blue Poke Cake is a classic jello poke cake made with patriotic colors perfect for celebrating summer, July 4th, and the USA! This cake is moist, delicious and covered with fluffy whipped topping and festive sprinkles and candy
Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time20 minutes
Additional Time3 hours
Total Time3 hours 35 minutes
Course: Cakes
Cuisine: American
Servings: 12
Calories: 299kcal
Author: Nikki Lee


  • White or French Vanilla Cake Mix and Ingredients to Make Cake
  • 3 ounce Strawberry or Red Jello Mix
  • 3 ounce Berry Blue Jello Mix
  • 2 cups hot water divided
  • 1 cup cold water divided
  • 12 ounces whipped topping thawed
  • Red White, and Blue Patriotic Sprinkles and Candy


  • Prepare and bake cake mix according to box instructions. Allow the cake to cool completely. 
  • Using the end of a wooden spoon or a straw poke holes in cake.
  • Prepare each box (color) of Jello in a separate bowl or large measuring cup.  To Red Jello add 1 cup of boiling water and stir until dissolved then add in ½ cup of cold water and mix completely. Repeat with Blue Jello.
  • Carefully pour red Jello over the cake alternating in alternating rows over the cake. Make sure to get Jello into the holes of the cake.
  • Repeat with blue Jello until entire cake is covered.
  • Cover and refrigerate the cake for 3 hours or overnight for Jello to set up.
  • Remove cover and spoon whipped topping over entire cake. Decorate with Red, White, and Blue Sprinkles and Candies.


Serving: 11 serving | Calories: 299kcal | Carbohydrates: 51g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 4mg | Sodium: 360mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 32g