Refrigerate the cupcakes for at least 30 minutes. Prepare the cake batter as directed, using the eggs, water and oil called for on the cake mix box. Delicious Lemon Poke Cake. Pour the jello mixture over the tops of the cupcakes. This Poke Cake recipe is made with tender moist cake, luscious lemon curd pudding and it's topped with sweet whipped topping. Transform lemon cake into the most scrumptious poke cake lemon cupcakes, topped with a thin, slightly crispy, sweet but tarty lemon icing. Dissolve the lemon pudding mix into the hot water. Prep: 25 minutes. Print the Recipe for Poke Cake Lemon Cupcakes. Lemon anything is absolutely amazing! Pour the lemon curd over the cake, aiming to fill the holes. It comes to us from contributor Annettia Mounger of Missouri. Poke the cupcakes with a fork or a skewer. Lemon Poke Cake. Use the bottom of a wooden spoon to evenly poke holes throughout the baked cake (approximately 20-25 holes). Yield: 12 The Most Scrumptious Poke Cake Lemon Cupcakes. Combine the jello and the boiling water and mix until the jello is dissolved. 1 box white cake ( prepared) 2 cup boiling water; 1 packages jell-o lemon gelatin (6oz) 1 packages jell-o lemon instant pudding (3.4oz) 1 cup cold milk; 3 cup cool whip ( thawed) Combine cake mix, eggs, sour cream, vegetable oil, and water in a large mixing bowl. When we say it’s a lemon lovers cake, we mean it! Chilling: 3 hours. Allow the mixture to sit. Use a rubber spatula to spread the curd evenly over the cake. Ingredients. Take a fork or bamboo skewer (that’s what I used) and poke about 6 six holes into the top of the cooled cupcakes. This delicious lemon poke cake recipe comes from Dawn, one of my co-workers (a wonderful and compassionate RN). Light, fluffy and extremely moist. Total Time 3 hours 55 minutes. This lemon cake recipe has been in her family for a long time. Sprinkle the white chips and pecans over top. Lemon POKE Cake is 100X better than plain Lemon Cake! Bake the cupcakes according to the package directions. Instructions. Poke cakes are just sheet cakes that have holes poked into the cake after it bakes, so that different flavors can be added to the cake. Often people add pie toppings, cool whip, pudding, or even more frosting into the little holes in a poke cake - but we're giving this lemon cake a delicious sweet and tart extra dose of lemon jello! Preheat the oven to 350° Lightly grease and flour a 9x13 baking dish. Drizzle with remaining lemon curd. This award winning Lemon Poke Cake comes from a very special reader and her Mama and I am honored to share it with you today. Spread the cool whip over top. Such a delicious and easy dessert recipe! Remove from the oven and leave in the pans to cool for 10 minutes. This Lemon Poke Cake is incredibly soft, moist with a delectable slightly crunchy crust and the perfect balance of sweet sugar and bright fresh citrus. Beat with an electric mixer for 2 minutes, until the batter is smooth. 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