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Chocolate Pudding Poke Cake

Chocolate Pudding Poke Cake
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 3 hr 50 min
  • Servings 12

This great all-family ooey-gooey recipe can also be used for casual entertaining. ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

1
box Betty Crocker™ SuperMoist™ chocolate fudge cake mix
Water, vegetable oil and eggs called for on cake mix box
1
box (4-serving size) milk chocolate instant pudding and pie filling mix
2
cups cold milk

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pan).
  • 2
    Make, bake and cool cake as directed on box for 13x9-inch pan.
  • 3
    Poke cake every 1/2 inch with handle of wooden spoon. In medium bowl, beat pudding mix and milk with whisk about 2 minutes. Pour pudding evenly over cake. Run knife around sides of pan to loosen cake. Refrigerate about 2 hours or until chilled. Store loosely covered in refrigerator.

Expert Tips

  • To make this cake more special, top with whipped cream and chopped toasted nuts or a scoop of fudge swirl ice cream.
  • You can use chocolate fudge instead of chocolate pudding.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
290
Calories from Fat
110
% Daily Value
Total Fat
13g
19%
Saturated Fat
3g
16%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
55mg
19%
Sodium
470mg
19%
Potassium
160mg
5%
Total Carbohydrate
38g
13%
Dietary Fiber
1g
5%
Sugars
22g
Protein
4g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
10%
10%
Iron
8%
8%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 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; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
More About This Recipe
  • If you’ve got a box of Betty Crocker SuperMoist chocolate fudge cake mix in your pantry, you’re not far from serving up a totally decadent take on chocolate cake . What makes this cake special is the poke method. Just grab a wooden spoon and poke the surface of the cake; this allows the silky filling of milk and chocolate pudding to permeate the cake, giving it a delectable ooey-gooey texture. With this simple yet special approach, you can serve up a cake that no one would ever guess is made from a mix. In fact, it’s a perfect potluck dessert that travels well — inside your trusty 13x9-baking dish — and serves 12 people. If you want to gussy it up, you can always add whipped cream and chopped nuts! Want to learn more new ways to make the perfect cake ? Betty’s got you covered!

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