Wearing O’ Green Cake

Moist, colorful cake and you’ll think you’ve found the pot o’ gold at the end of the rainbow. It’s the perfect dessert to round out your St. Patrick’s Day feast. by Marge Nicol, Illinois

This recipe and photo are by Marge Nicol of Illinois, as featured on Taste of Home

Wearing O' Green Cake

Moist, colorful cake and you'll think you've found the pot o' gold at the end of the rainbow. It's the perfect dessert to round out your St. Patrick's Day feast. by Marge Nicol, Illinois

Course Dessert
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 12 servings
Author Marge Nicol, shown on Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 1 pkg white cake mix
  • 2 pkgs lime gelatin 3 oz each
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 1/2 cup cold water

Topping

  • 1 cup cold milk
  • 1 pkg instant vanilla pudding mix 3-4 oz
  • 1 carton frozen whipped topping, thawed 8 oz
  • green sprinkles

Instructions

  1. Prepare and bake cake according to package directions, using a greased 13x9-in. baking dish. Cool on a wire rack 1 hour.

  2. In a small bowl, dissolve gelatin in boiling water; stir in cold water and set aside.
  3. With a meat fork or wooden skewer, poke holes about 2 in. apart into cooled cake. Slowly pour gelatin over cake. Cover and refrigerate.
  4. With a meat fork or wooden skewer, poke holes about 2 in. apart into cooled cake. Slowly pour gelatin over cake. Cover and refrigerate.