The Ultimate Chocolate Poke Cake is made with chocolate cake mix, instant chocolate pudding and topped with a whipped chocolate frosting!
CHOCOLATE POKE CAKE RECIPE
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INGREDIENTS NEEDED: (FULL RECIPE AT THE BOTTOM OF THE POST)
HOW TO MAKE THE CHOCOLATE POKE CAKE:
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For the cake:
- 1 box chocolate cake mix
- ingredients needed to make cake: eggs, oil and water
- 1 (3.4 oz) box instant chocolate pudding
- 2 cups cold milk
For the frosting:
- 1 tub milk chocolate frosting
- ½ tub (4 oz) whipped topping (COOL WHIP) thawed
- Bake cake according to directions on box. Remove from oven and let cool about 20 minutes.
- Poke holes all over the cake using the end of a wooden spoon.
- In a bowl whisk together chocolate pudding and milk. Pour pudding mixture over cake (be sure to aim it into the holes.)
- Let cake chill in the refrigerator for about 30 minutes to an hour.
- To make frosting beat the tub of frosting in a large bowl (using an electric mixer) until smooth, then fold in whipped topping. This gives it a marshmallow-like texture.
- Spread over cake and let chill again for 2-3 hours. Then serve!
Originally published: June 2019
Updated & republished: February 2021