Summer’s here at last! That means fresh strawberries are just around the corner in Iowa. This Chocolate Strawberry Poke Cake is the perfect recipe to make with a few of those delicious berries!
There’s nothing like strawberry and chocolate together! It’s one of my favorite dessert flavor combinations! This recipe is not only yummy but so easy to make too! You’ll also be sure to impress your guests with how beautiful and amazing it is!
Chocolate Strawberry Poke Cake
1 (18.25 ounce) package chocolate cake mix, prepared as directed on package
¾ cup milk
1 (3.4 ounce) chocolate instant pudding mix
1 ½ cups thawed frozen whipped topping
½ cup strawberry jam
3-ounce package strawberry gelatin
¾ cup boiling water
2 cups strawberries, sliced
Preheat oven to 350F. Prepare cake batter and bake as directed by package instructions for a 13×9 cake pan. Cool completely on wire rack.
Poke holes over the top of the cake with a fork or wooden skewer.
Spread strawberry jam over the top of the cake.
Mix together strawberry gelatin with boiling water and pour over the top of the cake, ensuring to spread it out over the holes on the top of the cake.
Pour milk into a large bowl and whisk in dry pudding mix until smooth. Mix together with whipped topping.
Spread chocolate pudding/whipped topping mixture over the top of the cake.
Top with sliced strawberries.
Garnish with whipped topping and additional strawberries if desired.