20 Old Fashioned Jello Cake Recipes

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These old fashioned Jello cake recipes are so easy and delicious to make. All it takes is cake mix and either pudding or jello to make a party hit. The cake always comes out decadent and moist!

A collection of old fashioned jello cake recipes.

Old fashioned jello cakes may not be a common choice, but once you learn how to make them, you won’t stop. It can be simply done with your kids and shared with a crowd! The poke cake has been around for every, find out their history.


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Expert Tips for Making Jello Cake Recipes

  • What is the point of poke cake? The baker pokes the top of the freshly baked cake and then pours over something sweet, syrupy or creamy, and often colorful, to run down into those holes, settle, and soak. The intent is to infuse lots of flavor, and perhaps a little whimsy, into the cake.
  • Should I put the poke cake in the fridge? Because most poke cakes have a jello, pudding or syrupy center, it is best kept and eaten when stored in the fridge.
  • How do I poke my cake? Use the end of a wooden spoon or create small circles with a skewer to pour the extra layer.
  • How many holes should I poke? Holes should be spaced out across the cake evenly.

Old Fashioned Jello Cake

A classic jello and cake combo to create a yummy poke cake!

Sweet and pink strawberry poke cake
Strawberry Poke Cake
Old-fashioned Jell-o poke cake isn't just fun to say (try it five times fast), but it's also fun to make and eat!
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Fun jello poke cake
Rainbow Poke Cake Recipe
Jello Poke Cake is one dessert that has been popular for so long. Serve up this rainbow Jello poke cake for dessert this week. A rainbow dessert that is bursting with flavor and color.
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Sweet raspberry jello cake
Raspberry Poke Cake
Jell-O Poke Cake is a blast from the past! You just need a few ingredients to create this fun, colorful cake that everyone will love.
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Lemon Lime Cake
This is delicious cake and perfect to bring to family picnics. This is a very refreshing cake, perfect for the hot summer months.
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Peaches and cream poke cake
Peaches and Cream Poke Cake
Delicious layered peaches and cream cake with pudding is an easy weekend dessert the entire family will love.
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Poke Cake with Pudding

Pudding in a poke cake makes it extra moist and so delicious! Tender, moist crumb that can not be beat, it is a real crowd pleaser, perfect for any party.

Pudding Poke Cake
Prepare a scrumptious dessert with this Pudding Poke Cake recipe. Poke holes in the top of the cake and fill them with luscious, chocolate pudding!
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Sweet banana poke cake
Banana Pudding Poke Cake
Best Banana Pudding Poke Cake is an easy original recipe made with cake mix poked with banana pudding, topped with Cool Whip and crushed Nilla Wafers!
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Chocolate loaded poke cake
Death by Chocolate Poke Cake
This Death By Chocolate Poke Cake is for the serious chocolate lover! A chocolate cake that has been poked, filled, and covered with so much chocolate … Can you handle it?! 
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Pretty strawberry and vanilla poke cake
Strawberry Vanilla Poke Cake
Quick & easy, but impressive for Guests! This cake starts with a box mix and is topped with strawberry Jell-O, vanilla pudding and Cool Whip! Jello Poke Cake is the perfect comfort food dessert. It’s a quick and easy dessert recipe that is perfect for entertaining guests. 
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Moist coconut cream poke cake
Coconut Cream Poke Cake
If you love coconut, you will LOVE this Coconut Cream Poke Cake! It is full of coconut flavor, and it is so moist! Perfect for holidays, potlucks, and summer picnics!
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Lemon Poke Cake

Enjoy a refreshing bite of lemon poke cake! There is just something so appealing about the citrusy tang of lemon added to a cake that makes it amazing.

Lemon Meringue poke cake on a white plate with lemons.
Lemon Meringue Poke Cake
Lemon Meringue Poke Cake is a quick, elegant, refreshing cake that is perfect for any occasion.This recipe always delivers a moist, decadent and impressive cake.
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A bright lemon jello cake
Lemon Jello Cake
Lemon cake is not super commonIt makes a super easy, moist and refreshing cake.
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A lemon cake topped with cool whip
Ultimate Lemon Poke Cake
The Ultimate Lemon Poke Cake is made with lemon cake mix, lemon jell-o and topped with a delicious whipped lemon cream frosting!
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Lemon Cream Poke Cake
The best cake mix poke cake! This Easy Lemon Cream Poke Cake has a lemon cake, lemon pudding and my secret ingredient whipped cream topping that won’t melt on a hot summer day!  The perfect potluck dessert!
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Lemon Pudding Poke Cake
Lemon Pudding Poke Cake couldn’t be easier to make. It’s a luscious lemon semi-homemade cake infused with creamy lemon pudding, topped with whipped cream and crushed cookies!
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Original Poke Cake Recipes

It is a keep has some recipes that we love and we know you will too! Perfect old fashioned jello cake recipes that the whole family will love.

This is one of the best Pumpkin Poke Cake recipes you will ever try!  It's light, flavorful and oh, so moist.
Pumpkin Poke Cake
This is one of the best Pumpkin Poke Cake recipes you will ever try!  It's light, flavorful and oh, so moist.
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Banana Cream Poke Cake
Banana Cream Poke Cake
This Banana Poke Cake is moist and tender and bursting with banana flavor.  It’s everything you love about banana cream pie turned into a cake! 
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Carrot Caramel Poke Cake on a white plate.
Carrot Caramel Poke Cake
Once you try this Carrot Caramel poke cake, you will never want it any other way. Easy Carrot Cake is the ultimate dessert know for its moist, tender consistency. This easy recipe for Carrot Cake is over the top with a moist cake, rich cream cheese frosting and caramel drizzle.  Get ready to drool! 
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Coconut Poke Cake with a full cake in the background.
Best Coconut Poke Cake
This is the Best Coconut Poke Cake Recipe that I have ever made. It is super quick and very easy but taste so very moist and delicious.
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Triple Chocolate Poke Cake - this easy dessert recipe is made for chocoholics
Triple Chocolate Poke Cake
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