Survivor Birthday Party Poke Cake

34  Ratings
  • 60 min prep
  • 5 hr 40 min total
  • Makes 16 servings.

Survivor Birthday Party Poke Cake Recipe


  • 2 baked 9-inch round white cake layers, cooled
  • 2 cups boiling water
  • 2 pkg. (3 oz. each) JELL-O Cherry Flavor Gelatin
  • 1 tub (8 oz.) COOL WHIP Whipped Topping, thawed
  • 4 OREO Cookies, finely crushed (about 1/3 cup)
  • 1-1/2 cups assorted bug- or worm-shaped chewy fruit snacks


  • Place  cake layers, top-sides up, in 2 clean 9-inch round pans. Pierce cakes with large fork at 1/2-inch intervals.
  • Add  boiling water to gelatin mixes in small bowl; stir 2 min. until completely dissolved. Pour over cake layers in pans. Refrigerate 3 hours.
  • Dip  bottoms of cake pans in warm water 10 sec.; unmold. Fill and frost cake layers with COOL WHIP. Refrigerate 1 hour.
  • Decorate  cake with cookie crumbs and fruit snacks as desired. Use small birthday cake sparklers for candles on the cake for torches.

Recipe Tips

Make AheadCake layers can be baked weeks ahead and frozen. Thaw layers, then continue with recipe beginning with piercing the cake layers with fork.

SubstitutePrepare using your favorite flavor JELL-O Gelatin.


Nutrition Information

Makes 16 servings.

Nutrition per serving:

    • Calories 310 
    • Total fat 7 g
    • Saturated fat 3.5 g
    • Cholesterol 0 mg
    • Sodium 310 mg
    • Carbohydrate 57 g
    • Dietary fiber 0 g
    • Total sugars 38 g
    •     Includes added sugars n/a
    • Protein 4 g
    • Vitamin A 0 %DV
    • Vitamin C 0 %DV
    • Vitamin D n/a
    • Calcium 6 %DV
    • Iron 4 %DV
    • Potassium n/a
    • n/a indicates that data is not available

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