Strawberry Punch Cake

Serves 12 or more.


1 (18.25 ounce) box white cake mix
1 large box strawberry gelatin
1 can strawberry soda
2 or 3 bananas
1 small box instant vanilla pudding
1 large container Cool Whip


  1. Make cake according to directions on box, and bake in a 13 x 9-inch pan. Let cake cool. While cake is baking, dissolve strawberry gelatin in 2 cups boiling water and 2 cups cold water. Let set until cool.
  2. Punch holes in cake about 1-inch apart to bottom of pan.
  3. Add strawberry soda to cooled gelatin mixture. Pour over cake gradually. Slice 2 or 3 bananas and put on top of cake.
  4. Topping: Fold instant pudding into Cool Whip. Spread over top of cake and refrigerate overnight or all day.