Pink (for the cure) Poke Cake

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and as an effort to help raise awareness, Eggland's Best is once again teaming up with Susan G. Komen to help find a cure.  From now until November 15th, Eggland’s Best will be turning their infamous red “EB” stamp into a pink “EB” and stamping a Susan G. Komen Running Ribbon on as well.  



Right now, in the U.S. there are more than 2.5 million breast cancer survivors!  This is a result from early detection and proper treatment!  In the past year, with the help of companies like Eggland’s Best, Susan G. Komen for the Cure has been able to invest $75 million in research, as well as provide more than 600,000 women with free screenings and over 100,000 with treatment assistance. 

 
If you're unsure about the signs of breast cancer or just need more information please visit  Susan G. Komen.  It will answer any question or concern you may have.  If you'd like to help raise awareness, you can!  It's as simple as buying products that contribute to the Susan G. Komen for the Cure foundation.  To start you off, Eggland's Best has graciously offered one of my readers a coupon for a free dozen of eggs plus an eco bag, a plush egg and a spatula!  See giveaway details below.


I was also asked if I'd like to contribute a recipe using Eggland's Best Eggs and of course I said yes!  My daughter has been wanting to do a jello poke cake for quite some time and we've never gotten around  to it, so I thought this would be the perfect time! 

Ingredients are as follows:

2 C sugar
1 C butter, softened
4 Eggland's Best eggs
3 C flour
4 tsp. baking powder
1 1/2 C milk
2 tsp. vanilla

1 (3 oz.) package strawberry jello
1 C boiling water
1/2 C cold water

Directions:

Preheat oven to 350 degrees; grease two 9 inch round baking pans.


Beat together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy.


Beat in eggs, one at a time, until completely incorporated.


Combine 2 C of the flour and baking powder. Fold in by hand.  


Stir in milk and vanilla.


Gently fold in the last cup of flour.


Pour batter into prepared pans and bake for 25-30 minutes.  Cool cake in pans for 15 minutes.  While they're cooling mix the boiling water and jello together, slowly stir in cold water; set aside.  Randomly poke holes into your cake and pour jello over the top.


Place in the fridge for a few hours.  Remove from pans and frost with cream cheese frosting.  


Slice, serve and enjoy!


  
 Giveaway Closed!   

Congratulations Charity/ccboobooy!  Random.org chose comment #49

charity/ccboobooy said...
"Like" Susan G. Komen on Facebook

you are the lucky winner of the Eggland's Best Prize Pack!


 To enter the giveaway, all you have to do is leave a comment for one (or more) telling me you:

~"Like" Flour Me With Love on Facebook
 
~Follow on Twitter or Google Friend Connect

~"Like" Eggland's Best Eggs on Facebook

~"Like" Susan G. Komen on Facebook


This contest is open to U.S. Residents 18 years or older and ends October 15th. The winner will be notified via email and posted on here.  Thanks so much for supporting such a GREAT cause!


Please note: Eggland's Best provided me with coupons and is providing a prize pack to one of my readers.  Source of information is provided from Eggland's Best & Susan G. Komen for the Cure.


This recipe is linked up to the The Pinkerific Party and also these lovely blog parties!

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