Cherry Limeade Poke Cake

Cherry Limeade Poke Cake



  • 1 box Betty Crocker® SuperMoist® white cake mix
  • 1 1/4 cups lemon-lime soda
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 3 egg whites
  • 1 tablespoon grated lime peel
  • 1 (4-serving size) box cherry-flavored gelatin
  • 1 cup boiling water


  • 1 (12 ounce) container Betty Crocker® Whipped fluffy white frosting
  • Maraschino cherries, if desired
  • Lime peel twists, if desired


  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F (325 degrees F for dark or nonstick pan.). Spray bottom only of 13 x 9-inch pan with baking spray with flour.
  2. In large bowl beat cake mix, soda, oil, egg white and 3 teaspoons of the lime peel with electric mixer on low speed for 30 seconds.
  3. Beat on medium speed 2 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally. Pour into prepared pan.
  4. Bake for 28 to 32 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool for 20 minutes.
  5. Meanwhile, stir gelatin into boiling water, stirring for 2 minutes to completely dissolve gelatin.
  6. Poke cake every inch with tines of meat fork or table knife.
  7. Pour cherry mixture slowly over cake, allowing mixture to fill holes in cake.
  8. Cool completely, about 1 hour longer.
  9. In small bowl, mix frosting, lime juice, and remaining 1 teaspoon grated lime peel. Spread evenly over cake.
  10. Top each serving with cherry and lime twists.

Prep Time 25 Min | Total Time 2:15 Hr | Yield: 12 servings

Nutrition Information: 1 Serving (1 Serving) Calories 410(Calories from Fat 120), Total Fat 13g (Saturated Fat 3 1/2g, Trans Fat 2g), Cholesterol 0mg; Sodium 410mg; Total Carbohydrate 68g (Dietary Fiber 0g, Sugars 50g), Protein 4g

Exchanges: 1 1/2 Starch; 3 Other Carbohydrate; 2 1/2 Fat

Carbohydrate Choices: 4 1/2

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Recipe and photo credit (used with permission): © 2010 ®/TM General Mills

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