Amazing Rainbow Poke Cake


For the Cake:
1 box white or vanilla cake mix
3 large eggs
⅓ cup vegetable or canola oil
1 cup water or milk
Assorted food coloring
For the Pudding:
Two (3.4 oz each) boxes of instant vanilla pudding mix
3 cups milk
For the Frosting:
1¼ cups heavy whipping cream
¼ cup confectioners’ sugar
Rainbow sprinkles

Prepare the Cake:
Preheat the Oven: Begin by setting your oven to 350°F. While it heats, grease a 13×9-inch baking pan to ensure that your cake does not stick.
Mix the Cake Batter: Combine the cake mix, eggs, oil, and your choice of water or milk in a bowl. Stir these ingredients until the mixture is smooth.
Color the Batter: Divide the batter evenly into 5-6 separate bowls. Using assorted food coloring, tint each portion a different color to create a rainbow effect.
Assemble the Cake: Carefully spoon the colored batters into the greased pan, placing them randomly to maintain distinct color sections. Avoid mixing or swirling the colors together.
Bake: Place the pan in the oven and bake for 25-30 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean. After baking, allow the cake to cool completely in the pan.
Add Pudding:

Prepare the Pudding: While the cake cools, whisk together the vanilla pudding mix and milk until smooth.
Poke and Pour: Once the cake is cool, use the end of a wooden spoon to poke holes all over its surface. Pour the pudding over the cake, making sure it seeps into the holes.
Chill: Refrigerate the cake for at least 2 hours to allow the pudding to set.
Make Frosting:

Whip the Cream: In a mixing bowl, beat the heavy whipping cream and confectioners’ sugar together until the mixture forms stiff peaks.
Frost the Cake: Spread the whipped cream evenly over the top of the chilled cake.

Add Sprinkles: For the final touch, liberally sprinkle the frosted cake with rainbow sprinkles.
This Rainbow Poke Cake is more than just a treat; it’s a festive centerpiece that brings joy and excitement to any gathering. Its perfect balance of creamy and colorful not only makes it a joy to eat but also a delight to behold. Enjoy the process of making it as much as you will savor eating it. Happy baking!

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