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Chocolate-Caramel-Peanut Poke Cake

  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 3 hr 15 min
  • Servings 15

This indulgent chocolate cake filled with salted caramel sauce is perfect for any special occasion. Whipped cream topping, peanuts and a chocolate-caramel drizzle add extra decadence. MORE + LESS -

Cindy Rahe Cindy Rahe
September 20, 2016

Ingredients

1
box Betty Crocker™ SuperMoist™ chocolate fudge cake mix
Water, oil and eggs called for on cake mix box
2
jars (11.5 oz each) salted caramel sauce
1
cup heavy whipping cream
1
tablespoon powdered sugar
1
cup chocolate-flavor syrup
1/2
cup chopped salted peanuts

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 350° F. Spray 13 x 9-inch pan with cooking spray; line with cooking parchment paper.
  • 2
    Make cake as directed on box for 13 x 9-inch pan. Immediately after removing from oven, poke holes all over cake using chopstick. While cake is still warm, gently spread 1 1/2 jars of the caramel sauce over cake. Cool cake completely, then refrigerate 2 hours.
  • 3
    In medium bowl, beat cream and powdered sugar to stiff peaks. Spread over top of cake; drizzle with remaining caramel sauce and chocolate syrup; sprinkle with peanuts.

Expert Tips

  • You can use the handle of a wooden spoon to poke larger holes, if you prefer.
  • This cake can be made and left to soak up the caramel sauce up to a day ahead of time. Whip the cream and top it just before serving for best results.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
450
Calories from Fat
160
% Daily Value
Total Fat
18g
28%
Saturated Fat
6g
31%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
60mg
20%
Sodium
460mg
19%
Potassium
190mg
6%
Total Carbohydrate
68g
23%
Dietary Fiber
2g
8%
Sugars
45g
Protein
5g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%
6%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
10%
10%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 3 Fruit; 0 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 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
4 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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