slice, Cinnamon Roll Poke Cake with cream cheese frosting
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CINNAMON ROLL POKE CAKE

Cinnamon Roll Poke Cake starts with a boxed cake mix, topped with a deliciously sweetenend cinnamon filling and topped with homemade cream cheese frosting!
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time38 mins
Cooling time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 8 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Cinnamon Roll Poke Cake
Servings: 9
Calories: 594kcal
Author: Brandie @ The Country Cook

Ingredients

For the cake:

  • 1 box vanilla or white cake mix
  • ingredients needed to make cake eggs, oil & water

For the filling:

  • 1 (14 oz) can sweetened condensed milk
  • 4 tbsp melted salted butter
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 tsp ground cinnamon

For the frosting:

  • 1/2 block (4 oz) cream cheese, softened to room temp.
  • 1/3 cup butter, softened to room temp.
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tbsp heavy cream or milk

Instructions

For the cake:

  • Preheat oven to 350f degrees, Spray a 9×13 baking dish with nonstick cooking spray.
  • Prepare cake mix according to package directions. Pour prepared batter into prepared baking dish.
  • After baking, allow the cake to cool. Then using the end of a wooden spoon, poke holes (in about 1-inch intervals) into the cooled cake.

For the filling:

  • In a small bowl, whisk together sweetened condensed milk, melted butter, brown sugar and cinnamon.
  • Pour the filling mixture into the holes and spread it out using the back of a spoon or a butter knife.

For the frosting:

  • In a medium bowl, mix together softened cream cheese and softened butter with an electric mixer.
  • Then slowly mix in powdered sugar, vanilla extract and milk (or heavy cream.) Mix until smooth.
  • Spread frosting onto cake.
  • Sprinkle some cinnamon sugar on top of the frosting. Then put cake into the fridge for about an hour to allow the cake’s filling to set up. Then serve!

Nutrition

Calories: 594kcal | Carbohydrates: 86g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 335mg | Sodium: 623mg | Potassium: 163mg | Sugar: 62g | Vitamin A: 830IU | Calcium: 191mg | Iron: 2.7mg