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Blackberry Lime Sunshine Cake

The flavors of blackberry and key lime shine in this spring like Sunshine Cake dessert. Recipe adapted from Strawberry Sunshine Cake
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings 12


  • 1 15.25 ounce box Pillsbury Key Lime Cake Mix cooked according to package directions.
  • 1 3 oz package black cherry gelatin or blackberry if your store carries it
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 1/2 cup ice water
  • 1 pint fresh blackberries
  • 1 carton 8 ounces frozen whipped topping, thawed, divided
  • Additional blackberries for garnish


  • Prepare and bake cake mix according to package directions, using 2 9-inch round cake pans. Cool completely.
  • In a large bowl, dissolve gelatin in boiling water. Add ice water and stir. Place bowl in ice water for about 5 minutes or until slightly thickened. Fold in blackberries and 1/2 cup whipped topping.
  • Place bottom layer of cake on a large cake server.
  • Spread half of gelatin mixture on top of bottom cake layer. Then, top with remaining cake layer. Top with additional gelatin mixture. Complete by topping with remaining whipped topping. Garnish with blackberries. Refrigerate leftovers.