Strawberry Poke Cake

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Appears in Cook's Country June/July 2007, Cook's Country TV

This cake was invented in 1969 to increase Jell-O sales. But when we made the recipe, we encountered dull strawberry flavor and soggy boxed-mix cake. Here's the fix.

SERVES12

TIME1½ hours, plus 30 minutes cooling and 3 hours setting

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WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

Most corporate recipes are quickly forgotten, but Strawberry Poke Cake, which was invented in 1969 as a way to increase Jell-O sales, became extremely popular thanks to its festive look and easy assembly. But when we prepared the recipe in ...

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