10 Decadent Poke Cake Recipes

By Jeanette Morelan on February 11, 2016

Known for its uber-moist texture and sinful sweetness, the traditional poke cake has been a southern favorite for years. If you’re as yet uninitiated to the “poke and pour” method, these trending poke cake variations will have you preheating the oven, pronto.

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Banana Pudding Poke Cake

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Creamy banana pudding slathered on top of traditional yellow poke cake, then topped with crushed Nilla wafers and fresh banana slices. Woa.

The Country Cook

2

Oreo Puddin' Poke Cake

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Cookies n' creme Jello pudding elevates this chocolate cake to cool, creamy, cookie-laced perfection.

The Country Cook

3

Sinful Triple Chocolate Poke Cake

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This chocolate variation is bathed in hot fudge sauce and chocolate pudding, then finished with a decadent chocolate whipped cream. Sinful, indeed.

Beyond Frosting

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Carrot Cake Poke Cake

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Carrot cake devotees, get a load of this masterpiece, practically drowning in sweetened condensed milk and cream cheese frosting.

Something Swanky

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Boston Cream Poke Cake

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With a creamy middle layer and a chocolatey ganache topping, this unmistakable tribute to the famous pie is delicious in its own right.

Cincy Shopper

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Chocolate Turtle Poke Cake

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The gooey goodness of this caramel-infused cake will leave no sweet tooth untreated.

Mom Loves Baking

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Chocolate Poke Cake From Scratch

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This from-scratch variation takes no shortcuts, but trust us—every bite is worth the wait.

Spend With Pennies

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Reese's Peanut Butter Poke Cake

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Submerge yourself into pure peanut butter and chocolate bliss with this heavenly, salty-sweet confection.

Six Sister's Stuff

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Strawberry Jello Poke Cake

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Strawberry Jello lends a pretty pink hue to fluffy white cake, topped with Cool Whip and fresh strawberries.

Chef In Training

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Pumpkin Caramel Cream Cheese Poke Cake

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In our opinion, pumpkin's always in season—especially combined with the rich additions of caramel and sweetened cream cheese.

Delightful E Made