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Halloween Orange Jello Poke Cake

Halloween Orange Jello Poke CakeThe classic gelatin poke cake with a Halloween-themed color scheme.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 (18.25-ounce) package white cake mix
1 cup boiling water
1/2 cup cold water
1 (3.25-ounce) package JELL-O Orange Flavor Gelatin
1 (8-ounce) container nondairy whipped topping, thawed
1/2 teaspoon yellow food coloring
1/4 teaspoon red food coloring
Halloween sprinkles

Cooking Directions:

  1. Prepare cake batter and bake in 13x9x2-inch baking pan as directed on package. Cool cake in pan 15 minutes. Pierce cake with large fork at 1/2-inch intervals.
  2. In a small bowl, stir boiling water with Jello until completely dissolved. Add cold water and stir to mix well. Carefully pour over cake. Refrigerate for 3 to 4 hours.
  3. Tint whipped topping orange with food coloring; spread on top of cake. Refrigerate for 1 hour or more before serving
  4. Just before serving, decorate with sprinkles.

Makes 12 servings.

Tip: If orange food coloring is available, use that instead of the yellow and red food colorings. Add enough drops of food coloring until frosting is of desired shade.

JELL-O® is the registered trademark of Kraft Foods.

Recipe and photograph courtesy of Kraft Foods.