Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Confetti Poke Cake

Confetti Poke Cake | bakeyourday.net

I just had to take a big deep breath before starting to write this post.  Is time flying by for everyone like it is flying by for me?  I’m telling you – it’s crazy!  Like, how is it August tomorrow?  I have no idea.  We are talking school supplies, football and butternut squash and hay rides.  Am I complaining?  Not at all.

But this summer has been pretty amazing.  For one thing, the weather has been outstanding for summers in Missouri.  I went on a run yesterday after work at 4:30 and it was only 75 degrees, with no head index…totally unheard of!

So for that reason and more, I’m not totally ready for summer to be over.  Also, I’m still stuck on summer food.  Zucchini, avocados, tomatoes, and sprinkles, of course.  Not that sprinkles aren’t appropriate at other times of year, it just seems that they are extra-appropriate in the summer.

Confetti Poke Cake | bakeyourday.net

And combined with a poke cake?  Oh yeah, summer = defined by poke cake!  I grew up on it.  It’s chilled, served with whipped cream and makes a perfect dessert for summer cookouts.  And then only way to make a poke cake better?  Add some colorful confetti, of course!

This cake is sweet, super vanilla-y, extra-moist and a perfect compliment for strawberry gelatin filling.  The homemade vanilla whipped cream is the perfect flavor and texture compliment to the cake and kids will go crazy for this cake…summer or not!

 

Head on over and visit my friends at Imperial Sugar for the Confetti Poke Cake Recipe!

 

Check out these “fun” confetti treats:

Cake Batter Rice Krispie Treats from Gimme Some Oven
Confetti Pudding Pops by Rachel Cooks
Cake Batter Martini by The Novice Chef
Confetti Cookies for Two
Birthday Layer Cake
Confetti Popcorn

Confetti Poke Cake | bakeyourday.net

Disclaimer: This post is written by me on behalf of Imperial Sugar with whom I have an ongoing relationship. All text and opinions are my own.

 

60 Responses to “Confetti Poke Cake”

  1. #
    Mercedes@Satisfy My Sweet Tooth — August 2, 2013 @ 10:55 am

    Summer is flying by way to fast! But that poke cake looks like the perfect way to celebrate the end!

  2. #
    leslie — August 4, 2013 @ 7:31 pm

    Time totally does fly by too fast….Believe it or not, I have never had a poke cake :(
    Sounds amazing

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    Jenny @ BAKE — August 5, 2013 @ 10:47 am

    I’ve never heard of a poke cake before but it looks and sounds incredible! I love those sprinkles!

  4. #
    Melanie @ Just Some Salt and Pepper — August 8, 2013 @ 12:15 am

    Probably one of the prettiest poke cake recipes I have seen! Looks delicious! I need to jump on this poke cake bandwagon.

    • Cassie replied: — August 8th, 2013 @ 5:30 pm

      Thank you so much, this comment just made my day!

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    Nutmeg Nanny — August 9, 2013 @ 7:59 pm

    Boy do I agree, time seems to go by faster and faster every year :/ it’s sad but this cake sure isn’t! This cake perked up my sweet tooth ;) can’t wait to taste this!

  6. #
    Hayley @ The Domestic Rebel — August 9, 2013 @ 11:37 pm

    Yay! I can eat those non-pareils sprinkles by the jar — no joke! This cake looks like it’s made just for me! :)

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