Originally Posted by Cindercat
You could also make a poke cake out of a dry cake. Use the handle of a wooden spoon to poke holes about 2 inches apart all over the cake. In a small bowl, mix a 3 oz. pkg of strawberry jello and 1 cup boiling water for 2 minutes until thoroughly dissolved. Add 1/2 cup very cold water. Stir. Pour over cake making sure to cover entire cake. Chill for 3 hours. Spread with whipped cream. Serve.
I will keep that in mind for an future disasters. The cake had cinnamon and pine nuts so strawberry jello would not have worked...I made a cake with jello the other day for the first time in my life was pretty good