One of our friends made the following dish for the previously-mentioned cajun feast (I realize it's not a cajun recipe ... it was just a fun dessert). It is SO simple, but perfect for hot summer nights. I probably would have eaten the whole pan, if there weren't 25 other people to share with!
Jello Poke Cake
From KraftRecipes.com | Prep Time : 30 mins. | Total Time: 5 hrs. 5 mins. | Serves: 16
No, this isn't even close to what the cake looks like, But it's Jello, and I thought it was adorable. [source]
1 pkg. (2-layer size) white cake mix
1 cup boiling water
1 pkg. (4-serving size) JELL-O Strawberry Flavor Gelatin
1/2 cup cold water
1 tub (8 oz.) COOL WHIP Whipped Topping, thawed
Prepare cake batter and bake as directed on package for 13x9-inch baking pan. Cool cake in pan 15 min. Pierce cake with large fork at 1/2-inch intervals.
Stir boiling water into dry gelatin mix in small bowl 2 min. until completely dissolved. Stir in cold water; carefully pour over cake. Refrigerate 3 hours.
Frost cake with whipped topping. Refrigerate at least 1 hour before serving. Store leftovers in refrigerator.