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Granny’s Lemon Lime Poke Cake

May 25, 2017

Granny’s Lemon Lime Poke Cake


1 1/3 cup granulated sugar
2 cup flour
1/2 tsp salt
1 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
1 small box lime gelatin
5 eggs
1 1/3 cup cooking oil
3/4 cup orange juice
1 Tbsp lemon juice
1/2 tsp vanilla extract

1 cup Hot water

4 oz  box Lime Gelatin
Icing: (optional, may just top with whipped cream)
½ cup butter, room temperature
8 oz. cream cheese, room temperature
2 cups or so confectioner’s sugar

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease and flour 9 x 13 baking pan.

In large mixing bowl mix together sugar, flour, salt, baking powder, baking soda and lime gelatin. Add eggs and oil, mix well. Blend in well orange juice, lemon juice and vanilla extract.

Pour batter into prepared 9 x 13 baking pan; bake 25 to 30 minutes. Remove cake from oven.

Let stand in pan about 15 minutes, until almost cool.


While Cake is cooking pour boiling water over gelatin in a small bowl; stir until gelatin is dissolved.


When cake is cooled, poke cake every inch with handle of wooden spoon halfway into cake. Pour gelatin slowly over cake to fill holes. Cover and Chill, about 1 hour longer.

Cream together well butter and cream cheese. Beat in confectioners’ sugar until smooth and right consistency to spread over cooled cake.

Variation: top with whipped cream in place of icing or use neither…this cake is wonderful with only the glaze drizzled over….make your own family favorite today! Enjoy!



Use your any flavor Gelatin…Lemon, Lime, Orange, Berry…make your own family favorite!

Posted by The Deedol Collection….aka Granny’s Favorites Cookbooks


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