Strawberry Daiquiri Poke Cake

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Strawberry Daiquiri Poke Cake

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Recipe Data

20
Servings
30min
Prep
55min
Total

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    Description

    Turn a simple boxed cake into a strawberry daiquiri with a few easy steps. It even includes the rum!

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    Servings and Ingredients

    Ingredients
    Serves 20
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    1 (16.5-oz.) pkg. Hy-Vee extra-moist classic yellow cake mix
    1 c. water, room temperature
    ⅓ c. Hy-Vee vegetable oil
    3 Hy-Vee large eggs
    1 c. boiling water
    1 (3-oz.) pkg. Hy-Vee strawberry gelatin
    1 ½ c. Hy-Vee heavy whipping cream
    ½ c. Hy-Vee powdered sugar
    2 tbsp. fresh lime juice
    1 tbsp. dark rum, optional
    Fresh strawberries, sliced, for garnish
    Lime zest, for garnish
    Fresh mint leaves, for garnish

    Things To Grab

    • Hy-Vee nonstick cooking spray
    • 13x9-inch baking pan
    • 2 medium bowls
    • Electric mixer
    • Whisk
    • Wire cooling rack
    • Fork or skewer
    • Large bowl

    Directions

    1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray a 13x9-inch baking pan with nonstick spray; set aside. 

    2. Prepare cake mix batter according to package directions, using room temperature water, vegetable oil, and eggs. Pour batter into prepared pan and bake as directed. 

    3. Whisk together boiling water and gelatin until dissolved. Pierce cake with a fork or skewer at 1-inch intervals. Carefully pour gelatin on cake. Cool on a wire rack. 

    4. Beat whipping cream and powdered sugar with electric mixer on medium until soft peaks form. Beat in lime juice and, if desired, rum until combined. Spread on cooled cake. Garnish with strawberry slices, lime zest, and mint leaves, if desired. Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve. 

    Nutrition facts

    Servings

    230 Calories per serving

    Amounts Per Serving

    • Total Fat: 12g
    • Cholesterol: 50mg
    • Sodium: 180mg
    • Total Carbohydrates: 26g
    • Protein: 2g

    Daily Values

    0%
    Iron 6%
    0%
    Calcium 2%
    0%
    Vitamin D 0%
    0%
    Potassium 0%