Chocolate-Peppermint Poke Cake

Chocolate-Peppermint Poke Cake

Make a cake that's easy to take and share. Pockets of creamy pudding and melt-in-your-mouth peppermint candies are the memories you'll make.

Prep Time

25

Minutes

Total Time

3:15

Hrs:Mins

Makes

15

servings

Cake
1
box Betty Crocker® SuperMoist® chocolate fudge cake mix
Water, vegetable oil and eggs called for on cake mix box
Filling
1
box (4-serving size) white chocolate instant pudding and pie filling mix
2
cups milk
1/2
teaspoon peppermint extract
Frosting
1/4
teaspoon peppermint extract
1
container Betty Crocker® Whipped milk chocolate frosting
3/4
cup coarsely chopped chocolate-covered peppermint patties (8 candies)
  1. Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pan). Spray bottom only of 13x9-inch pan with baking spray with flour. Make and bake cake mix as directed on box for 13x9-inch pan. Cool 15 minutes. With handle of wooden spoon, poke top of warm cake every 1/2 inch.
  2. In medium bowl, beat filling ingredients with whisk about 2 minutes. Immediately pour over cake. Cover loosely; refrigerate about 2 hours or until chilled.
  3. Stir 1/4 teaspoon peppermint extract into frosting. Spread frosting over top of cake. Sprinkle with peppermint patties. Store covered in refrigerator.
Makes 15 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
To keep candies from sticking together as you cut them, sprinkle 1 tablespoon sugar over the cutting board. As you cut the candies, toss them with the sugar.
Vanilla or chocolate instant pudding and pie filling mix can be used instead of the white chocolate pudding mix.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 360
    • (Calories from Fat 140),
  • Total Fat 15g
    • (Saturated Fat 4 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 1g),
  • Cholesterol 45mg;
  • Sodium 430mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 52g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1g,
    • Sugars 37g),
  • Protein 4g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 2 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 3 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 3 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.