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Strawberries And Cream Poke Cake
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Strawberries And Cream Poke Cake

Course Cakes, Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword strawberries-and-cream-poke-cake
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Chilling time 4 hours
Total Time 5 hours
Servings 16 servings
Calories 412kcal
Author Melissa Sperka

Ingredients

  • 1 15.25 oz box white cake mix plus eggs, oil and water to prepare [See Cook's note]
  • 1 14 oz can sweetened condensed milk
  • 2 8 oz block cream cheese softened
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 2 quarts fresh strawberries divided
  • 4 cups sweetened fresh whipped cream OR 16 oz frozen whipped topping thawed, divided use
  • 4 oz white chocolate grated
  • few drops pink or red food coloring [optional]

Instructions

  • Prepare the white cake in a 13 x 9 inch baking pan per the instructions on the packaging. Use the recommended amount of eggs, oil and water. Remove from the oven and use the back of a wooden spoon or to similar poke holes all over the cake.
  • Meanwhile, in a medium size mixing bowl, whip together the sweetened condensed milk, cream cheese and vanilla for 2 minutes. Whip until fluffy and fully blended. Whip in 1 cup of sweetened whipped cream OR Cool Whip. Add a few drops of food coloring, if desired to make it pink.
  • Spread half of the whipped cream cheese filling onto the warm cake pressing gently into the holes.
  • Hull and cube enough strawberries to equal 2 cups and set aside the desired amount of whole berries to decorate the top.
  • Mix the cubed strawberries into the remaining cream cheese mixture by hand then spread on top. Place the cake into the fridge for 4 hours.
  • Just before serving, frost with remaining whipped cream or Cool whip and decorate as desired with grated white chocolate and the reserved whole strawberries. Cut and serve.
  • Store leftovers in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

Notes

1) To prepare the cake from scratch use White Buttermilk Cake recipe here.
2) To decorate the cake as pictured additional fresh whipped cream or whipped topping will be needed.

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 412kcal | Carbohydrates: 57g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 16g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 30mg | Sodium: 327mg | Potassium: 202mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 33g | Vitamin A: 16IU | Vitamin C: 70mg | Calcium: 33mg | Iron: 1mg