Lemon Poke Cake
  • Servings: 8
  • 2 baked round white cake layers (9-inch), cooled
  • 2 c boiling water
  • 1 pkg (8-serving size) Lemon Flavor Gelatin
  • 1 c cold milk
  • 1 pkg (4-serving size) Lemon Flavor Instant Pudding & Pie Filling
  • 3 c thawed cool whip
  1. Place cake layers, top-sides up, in two clean 9-inch round cake pans.
  2. Pierce cakes with large fork at 1/2-inch intervals.
  3. Stir boiling water into dry gelatin mix in medium bowl at least 2 min. until completely dissolved. Carefully pour evenly over cake layers. Refrigerate 3 hours.
  4. Pour milk into large bowl. Add dry pudding mix. Beat with whisk 2 min. or until well blended. Gently stir in whipped topping; set aside.
  5. Dip one cake pan in warm water 10 sec.; unmold onto serving plate. Spread with about 1 cup of the pudding mixture. Unmold second cake layer; carefully place on first cake layer.
  6. Frost top and side of cake with remaining pudding mixture.
  7. Refrigerate at least 1 hour before serving.
  8. Store leftover cake in refrigerator.
  9. Variation - use chocolate cake, raspberry jello and chocolate pudding
We love this light cake. It's a great one for Spring. My sister-in-law made it for Easter Sunday dinner this year.