ERIC'S QUARTER LAYER BIRTHDAY POKE CAKE

 

  • Cooking Time: 30 minutes
  • Servings: 2-4
  • Preparation Time: 20 minutes

Ingredients

Directions

  • Bake one layer of cake using the Jiffy white cake recipe cut in half.
  • While cake sets aside to cool in the pan, prepare gelatin according to box instructions.
  • Using a skewer, poke holes across surface of cake.
  • Pour 1 cup of gelatin over cake slowly. It will soak in.
  • Place cake in refrigerator for at least 2 hours.
  • Meanwhile, fold zest and extract into whipped cream.
  • To assemble: Remove cake from pan by dipping bottom edge into ot water for a few seconds before inverting. Slice off top if needed to flatten.
  • Cut cake layer into quarters.
  • Layer cake triangles with 2 Tbls. cream until you have a 4 tiered cake.
  • If your edges are messy, slice a thin strip off of each side to give your cake a freshly cut look.
  • Frost only the top and "back" of your cake slice with remaining cream.
  • Decorate with lemon curls or sprinkles.

Notes

My husband's birthday is today, but since it will only be 2 of us, I don't want to make a huge cake. I decided to bake one layer and create a giant "slice" of cake instead.

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