What will you find at the end of the rainbow?

More smiles than ever. Introducing moister, fruitier Rainbow Cake.




New two-flavor Jell-O Gelatin Rainbow Cake (Poke Cake) recipe


2 baked 8 or 9 in. white cake layers, cooled.
2 packages Jell-O brand gelatin, any 2 flavors
2 cups boiling water
1 container (8 oz.) Birds eye cool whip non-dairy whipped topping, thawed


Place cake layers, top sides up, in 2 clean layer pans; prick each cake with utility fork at 1/2 inch intervals.

Dissolve each flavor gelatin separately in 1 cup of the boiling water and carefully spoon each over one of the cake layers. Chill 3 to 4 hours.

Dip one cake pan in warm water for 10 seconds; turn out onto serving plate. Top with 1 cup of the whipped topping. Unmold second cake layer; place carefully on first layer. Frost top and sides with remaining whipped topping. Chill. Garnish as desired.

>> Also see: Christmas Rainbow Poke cake (1980) & Jell-o Pudding Stripe-It-Rich cakes (1982)


See the latest Click Americana books in our shop!

About this story

Filed under: 1980s, Dessert recipes, Food & drink, Vintage advertisements

Click for more on these topics: , , , , , , , ,

Have a comment? Leave it here!

Pin It on Pinterest

Share This
More in 1982, cakes, colors, cool whip, fruit, gelatin, jello, packaged mixes
Southern specialty: Lane cake recipe (1978)

Favorites from our dining room A fitting end to luncheon at the Institute, this Southern specialty is layered with a...