Our JELL-O poke cakes are long-time favourites, so we decided to make a version using cupcakes! Pair up a boxed cake mix and your favourite JELL-O Jelly Powder and turn them into our beloved Poke Cupcakes - your family will thank you.
What do I need ?
Original recipe yields 24 Servings
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1 pkg. (2-layer size) white cake mix
1 cup boiling water
1 pkg. (4-serving size) Jell-O Jelly Powder, any red flavour
1 tub (1 L) Cool Whip Whipped Topping, thawed
red or green food colouring
suggested decorations: coloured sugar, coloured sprinkles, crushed candy canes and/or JET-PUFFED Fruit Flavoured Mini Marshmallows
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How do I make it ?
Prepare cake batter and bake as directed on package for 24 cupcakes. Cool in pans 10 min. Pierce tops with fork.
Add boiling water to jelly powder in small bowl; stir 2 min. until completely dissolved. Spoon over cupcakes. Refrigerate 30 min.
Remove cupcakes from pans. Tint Cool Whip with food colouring; spread over cupcakes. Decorate as desired.
Kraft Kitchen Tips!
How to Easily Poke Holes in Cupcakes
Use a meat fork to make the holes in the cupcakes to fill with the dissolved jelly powder.
Omit food colouring.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value
Fat 10 g
Saturated fat 3.5 g
Cholesterol 25 mg
Sodium 150 mg
Carbohydrate 21 g
Fibre 0 g
Sugars 16 g
Protein 2 g
24 servings, 1 cupcake (58 g) each
Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.