Best Triple Lemon Poke Cake

Best Triple Lemon Poke Cake | DIY Joy Projects and Crafts Ideas

Image by: Catherine's Plate


With only a boxed cake mix and a few ingredients, you can make the best triple lemon poke cake! This recipe by Catherine’s Plates makes it taste homemade with an explosion of fresh lemon flavor from the cake, filling, and frosting. It’s incredibly soft and moist. Read on for the full instructions.



For the cake:

  • 1 box of lemon cake mix (15.25 oz)
  • 1 cup of milk
  • 1/3 cup of butter
  • 3 eggs

For the filling:

  • 1 box of jello (3 oz)
  • 1 cup of hot boiling water
  • 1/2 cup of cold water

For the pudding:

  • 1 box of jello (3.4 oz)
  • 1 and 1/2 cup of cold milk
  • 8 oz of cool whip topping

For garnish:

  • lemon slice


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Step 1:

Place the lemon cake mix into a bowl with 1 cup of milk, 1/3 cup of butter, and 3 eggs. Mix them until well combined and smooth. Set aside.

Step 2:

Get your 9 x 13 baking dish and grease it with cooking spray. Pour the lemon batter and spread evenly. Bake the cake by following the instructions on the back of the cake box. Once done baking, remove it from the oven and allow it to cool completely on your counter.

Step 3:

Poke a lot of holes into your cake using a straw, the back of your spoon, or anything with a large tip on the end. Set it aside.

Best Triple Lemon Poke Cake Recipe
Image by: Catherine’s Plate


Step 4:

In a large measuring cup or medium-sized bowl, add the jello, 1 cup of boiling water, and 1/2 cup of cold water. Whisk them together.

Step 5:

Pour the jello mixture into the holes of the cake. Once done, place it in the refrigerator for at least 3 hours or overnight.

Step 5:

For the pudding. In a medium bowl, combine the jello and 1 and 1/2 cups of cold milk. Whisk them until you have a thick consistency. Next, add 8 oz of cool whip topping. Fold them until well incorporated using a spatula.

Step 6:

Remove the cake from the refrigerator and put the pudding on top and spread evenly. Place the lemon slices on top.

Best Triple Lemon Poke Cake Ingredients
Image by: Catherine’s Plate



Best Triple Lemon Poke Cake

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