Strawberry Pop Cake

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My kids have started requesting this cake for their birthdays! It is very easy to make. Poking holes into a cake with a fork is fun for the whole family. :) The icing bowl gets licked clean whenever I make this.

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  • add   1 (12 ounce) can strawberry soda
  • add   1 (3 1/2 ounce) package instant vanilla pudding
  • add   1 (3 ounce) package strawberry Jell-O gelatin dessert
  • add   1 cup milk
  • add   1 (18 ounce) package white cake mix
  • add   1 pint strawberries (to garnish) (optional)
  • add   1 (8 ounce) container Cool Whip
  • add   1 1/2 cups boiling water


  1. Prepare white cake mix according to box and pour into a 9 by 13 pan.
  2. Bake as directed.
  3. When the cake is almost done, mix Jell-O, boiling water, and pop together.
  4. As soon as the cake comes out of the oven, prick holes in it with a fork, and immediately pour the pop mixture over the cake.
  5. Refrigerate.
  6. To prepare icing, gently beat together dry pudding mix, Cool Whip, and milk.
  7. Spread over cooled cake.
  8. Garnish with strawberries if desired.
  9. Store in fridge.