Cherry Dream Poke Cake
If you haven’t tried or made a poke cake, or are looking for the perfect holiday dessert, then do we have something special for you! This Cherry Dream Poke Cake recipe makes for a heavenly treat, a white cake infused and topped with delicious cherry flavors. Just make sure to grab a slice while you can, because once this is served, it won’t last long!
Prep Time45 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 45 mins
- 1 box white cake mix
- 1 (3 oz.) pkg. cherry gelatin
- 1 1/2 cups boiling water
- 1 (8 oz.) pkg. cream cheese, softened
- 2 cups whipped topping
- 1 (21 oz.) can cherry pie filling
Prepare cake mix according to package directions. Using a greased 13″ by 9″ baking pan, bake at 350 degrees for 30-35 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Allow cake to cool on rack for 3 to 5 minutes.
Dissolve gelatin package in 1 1/2 cups boiling water.
Poke holes in cake with a meat fork or wooden skewer, being sure to get holes around the edges.
Pour gelatin across cake. Let sit for 15 minutes. Cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
In a large bowl, beat 1 package cream cheese until fluffy.
Fold in 2 cups whipped topping.
Carefully spread over cake.
Top with 1 can cherry pie filling. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours.
Serve and enjoy!