A few months ago, I have not heard of - much less tasted - poke cakes before. But I have been seeing them all over the internet lately, so I finally decided to give it a try. And you know what? I'm sure glad I did, because I've just added this to my list of favorite treats. I adapted this from this recipe right here. I hope you like it!
CHOCOLATE POKE CAKE
1-3/4 cups all purpose flour
3/4 cups Hershey's Cocoa
1 tsp. salt
1-3/4 cups sugar
1-1/2 tsp. baking soda
1 container (16 oz.) dairy sour cream
1 tsp. vanilla extract
2/3 cup butter/margarine, softened
2 pkg. (4-serving each size) Jell-O Cook & Serve Pudding
1 tub (8 oz.) Cool Whip Whipped Topping, thawed
- Heat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Grease and flour 13x9x2-inch baking pan.
- Stir together flour, sugar, cocoa, baking soda and salt in large bowl. Add butter , sour cream, vanilla and eggs. Beat on medium speed of mixer for 3 minutes. Pour batter into prepared pan.
- Bake 40-45 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean.
- Immediately poke deep holes in cake at 1-inch intervals, using round handle of wooden spoon.
- Prepare pudding as directed on package. Pour it onto the cake, making sure the pudding gets into the holes. Refrigerate for about 2 hours.
- Spread Cool Whip onto the cake. Sprinkle chocolate shavings on top. Refrigerate 1 hour.
- Serve and enjoy!
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