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Poke Cake is just what it sounds like - you poke holes into it after baking! Then you pour gooey goodness over the top and the yum fills the holes so you get a burst of luscious flavor in every bite. Lots of fillings can be used - pureed fruit, pudding, gelatin, sweet cream, chocolate. A fun way to dress up a cake mix cake!

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Rate this recipe 4.4/5 (17 Votes)
Strawberry Jell-O Poke Cake 1 Picture
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Servings 16
Preparation time 15
Cooking time 255

  • 1 (18.25-ounce) box Funfetti Cake Mix, prepared as directed in a 13x9-inch pan
  • 1 cup water, boiling
  • 1 (3-ounce) package strawberry Jell-O
  • 8 ounces Cool Whip, thawed
  • Red sprinkles

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A rich Hot Chocolate Poke Cake with hot fudge and hot chocolate whipped cream

  • CAKE:
  • 3/4 cups milk, warmed
  • 2 (.85 ounces each) packets hot chocolate mix
  • 1 box chocolate cake mix
  • 3 large eggs
  • 3/4 cup light sour cream
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • TOPPING:
  • 1 jar hot fudge sauce (about 13 ounces)
  • 1 3/4 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 4 (.85-ounces each) packets hot chocolate mix
4.5/5 (25 Votes)

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The Jell-O adds a fruity flavor to the cake, which might trick you into believing this is semi-healthy

  • 1 box vanilla cake mix
  • 1 package cherry Jell-O
  • 1 package blue raspberry Jell-O
  • 2 cups boiling water
  • 2 cups cold water
  • 1 container whipped topping
  • Rainbow sprinkles
4.6/5 (7 Votes)

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This Key Lime Cake is light and refreshing with a fluffy, zesty frosting

  • CAKE:
  • 1 (15.25-ounce) package Pillsbury Key Lime Cake Mix
  • 3 whole eggs
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/3 cup coconut oil or canola oil
  • FILLING:
  • 1 (14-ounce) can sweetened condensed milk
  • 3/4 cup whipping cream
  • 1/4 cup key lime juice or regular lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon grated lime peel
  • FROSTING:
  • 1 cup Pillsbury creamy supreme key lime frosting
  • 3/4 cup whipping cream, whipped
  • key lime slices for garnish
4.5/5 (16 Votes)

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Caramel drizzles over a pumpkin poke cake with layers of hot chocolate and fluffy white frosting

  • CAKE:
  • 1 box Betty Crocker® SuperMoist® yellow cake mix
  • 1 cup pumpkin, from 15 ounce can, not pumpkin pie mix
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
  • TOPPING:
  • 1 (14 ounce) can sweetened condensed milk
  • 2 (12 ounce) jarshot fudge topping
  • 1 container Betty Crocker® Whipped fluffy white frosting
  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans, toasted 2 tablespoons
  • Caramel topping
4.5/5 (55 Votes)

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Did you know Jello makes a Cheesecake flavored pudding? Well they do and it's the perfect pudding for this deliciou

  • 1 box Red Velvet cake mix, with the ingredients needed to make the cake
  • 2 (3.4-ounce) boxes instant Cheesecake-flavored pudding
  • 4 cups milk
  • 1 (8-ounce) tub frozen whipped topping, thawed
  • 10 Oreo cookies, crushed, optional
4.4/5 (71 Votes)

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Tastes just like a Mounds Bar, this Poke Cake features chocolate cake with a coconut mixture

  • 1 box chocolate fudge cake mix
  • 1 (14-ounce) can sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 (6-ounce) can cream of coconut
  • 1 (9-ounce) tub Cool Whip
  • 1 (8-ounce) package frozen coconut flakes, thawed
4.5/5 (52 Votes)

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Lemon pudding makes the cake moist and lemony, and the lemon glaze is poured over the top to add more lemony delici...

  • CAKE:
  • 1 (18.25-ounce) package yellow cake mix
  • 1 (3.4-ounce) package instant lemon pudding mix
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 3/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 4 eggs
  • ICING:
  • 1 pound box powdered sugar
  • 2/3 cup lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons melted butter
  • 2 tablespoons water
4.6/5 (53 Votes)

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This cake is full of holes! But that's okay - you fill them with sweetened condensed milk and caramel sauce

  • 1 box Betty Crocker SuperMoist German chocolate cake mix
  • Water, vegetable oil and eggs called for on cake mix box
  • 1 (14-ounce) can sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 (16 to 17-ounce) jar caramel, butterscotch or fudge topping
  • 1 (8-ounce) container frozen whipped topping, thawed
  • 1 (8-ounce) bag toffee chips or bits
5/5 (1 Votes)

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This is super moist with the perfect amount of chocolate and coffee

  • CHOCOLATE CAKE:
  • 1 3/4 cups flour
  • 1 3/4 cups sugar
  • 3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup brewed coffee, cooled
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • KAHLUA PUDDING:
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup cocoa
  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 cup Kahlua, divided
  • 1 1/4 cups milk
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • FROSTING:
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 1/3 cup butter, softened
  • 1 1/4 cups sugar
  • 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
4.8/5 (17 Votes)

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Cherry with hints of lime flavors Shirley Temple Poke Cake, enjoy!

  • One box mix of white cake
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/4 cup vegetable or canola oil
  • 1 jar of Maraschino Cherries, chopped roughly, save liquid
  • 7 Up, ice cold
  • 3 ounce box cherry flavored Jell-O
  • 1 tub Cool Whip Vanilla Frosting
4.5/5 (36 Votes)

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Boston Cream Poke Cake is sweet and moist

  • CAKE:
  • 1 yellow cake mix
  • 1 (3.4-ounce) box instant vanilla pudding
  • 1/3 cup flour
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/3 cup sour cream
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/3 cup canola oil
  • PUDDING FILLING:
  • 2 (3.4 ounce) boxes instant vanilla pudding
  • 3 1/2 cups half and half
  • CHOCOLATE GANACHE TOPPING:
  • 1 cup semi sweet chocolate chips
  • 3/4 cup heavy cream, whipping
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
4.4/5 (38 Votes)

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You'll find nothing but moist and delicious creaminess in this Creamy Coconut Cake recipe

  • 1 package white cake or butter cake
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 (15 ounce) can cream of coconut
  • 1 (14 ounce) can sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 1/2 cups coconut, shredded
  • 1/2 cup toasted coconut
  • 1 (12 ounce) container Cool Whip
4.5/5 (33 Votes)

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Take a tropical ride on this simple Pina Colada Poke Cake for dessert, it's scrumptiously delicious!

  • CAKE:
  • 1 box butter cake mix, plus ingredients to make cake
  • 1 (14-ounce) can sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 (15-ounce) can cream of coconut , can be found in the drinks/mixers aisle of your local grocery store
  • 1 (15.25-ounce) can crushed pineapple, drained and juice reserved
  • TOPPING:
  • 2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 2 to 4 tablespoons powdered sugar (sweeten to your preference)
  • 1 teaspoon coconut extract
  • Shredded coconut and maraschino cherries, to garnish if desired
4.4/5 (38 Votes)

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The salted caramel on this apple poke cake is MMM-MM good! You have to give it a try to see why - GO FOR IT!

  • 1 box Betty Crocker™ SuperMoist™ white cake mix
  • 1 1/4 cups water
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 (20-ounce) can apple pie filling
  • 1/2 cup caramel sauce
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 (8-ounce) container frozen whipped topping, thawed
  • 1/3 cup butterscotch chips
4.6/5 (20 Votes)

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