Patriotic Poke Cake

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“A great recipe for the 4th Of July.”
4hrs 30mins

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  1. PLACE cake layers, top-sides up, in two clean 9-inch round cake pans. Pierce cakes with large fork at 1/2-inch intervals.
  2. STIR 1 cup of the boiling water into each flavor dry gelatin mix in separate small bowls 2 minute until completely dissolved.
  3. Carefully pour red gelatin over 1 cake layer and blue gelatin over remaining cake layer. Refrigerate 3 hours.
  4. Beat 2 pkg. (8 oz. each) softened PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese and 2 cups powdered sugar in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed or wire whisk until well blended. Gently stir in whipped topping until well blended.
  5. DIP one cake pan in warm water 10 sec.; Unmold 1 of the layers onto serving plate. Spread with about 1 cup of the frosting mixture onto cake layer on plate. Unmold second cake layer; carefully place on first cake layer. Frost top and side of cake. Refrigerate 1 hour or until ready to serve. Cut into 16 slices to serve. Store leftover cake in refrigerator.

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