This zesty purple Jell-o poke cake has stripes of flavor from a tangy blackberry gelatin! Not feeling so purple? You can swap in any other flavor of Jello to make this cake recipe all your own.

Purple Jell-O poke cake recipe (1978)

Jell-O: Purple poke cake recipe

Ingredients

1 package (2 layer size) white cake mix
1 (3 oz.) package Jello Blackberry flavor gelatin (or any other flavor)
1 cup boiling water
1 cup cold water

Directions

Prepare cake mix as directed on package, baking in well-greased and floured 13 x 9-inch pan at 350 degrees for 30 to 35 minutes. Cool in pan 15 minutes, the poke with a fork at 1/2 inch intervals.

Dissolve gelatin in boiling water. Add cold water and pour over cake in pan. Chill 3 to 4 hours. Top with thawed Cool Whip Non-Dairy Whipped Topping.

Jell-O Rainbow Poke Cake recipe (1982)

Purple Jell-O poke cake recipe (1978)

ALSO SEE: Christmas Rainbow Poke cake (1980) & Jell-o Pudding Stripe-It-Rich cakes (1982)


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