Cinnamon Toast Crunch® Poke Cake

  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 1 hr 55 min
  • Servings 15
Cinnamon Toast Crunch® Poke Cake

Ingredients

Cake

1
box Betty Crocker™ SuperMoist™ butter recipe yellow cake mix
Water, butter and eggs called for on cake mix box
1/2
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1
teaspoon vanilla

Cereal Crumble

1
cup coarsely crushed Cinnamon Toast Crunch™ cereal
1
tablespoon sugar
2
tablespoons butter, melted

Filling

1
box (6-serving size) vanilla instant pudding and pie filling mix
3
cups cold milk

Topping

1
container (8 oz) frozen whipped topping, thawed

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 13x9-inch pan with cooking spray.
  • 2
    Make and bake cake as directed on box, using water, butter and eggs and adding cinnamon and vanilla.
  • 3
    While cake is baking, in small bowl, mix Cereal Crumble ingredients. Spread in ungreased shallow baking pan; set aside.
  • 4
    Remove cake from oven to cooling rack; cool 5 minutes. Place cereal crumble in oven; bake at 350°F for 7 minutes. When baked, remove from pan to paper towels or flat paper bag.
  • 5
    When cake has cooled 5 minutes, with handle of wooden spoon (1/4 to 1/2 inch in diameter), poke holes almost to bottom of cake every 1/2 inch, wiping spoon handle occasionally to reduce sticking.
  • 6
    In medium bowl, stir together Filling ingredients (mixture will thicken). Pour over cake; spread evenly over surface, working back and forth to fill holes. (Some filling should remain on top of cake.) Refrigerate 1 hour.
  • 7
    Spread whipped topping evenly over cake. Immediately before serving, sprinkle crumble over top.

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Tips

Expert Tips

  • You can use regular yellow cake mix as well, just follow directions for ingredients.
  • This cake can be made ahead—just leave off the whipped topping and cereal crumble until ready to serve.

Nutritional Information

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
280
Calories from Fat
110
% Daily Value
Total Fat
12g
18%
Saturated Fat
8g
38%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
55mg
19%
Sodium
400mg
17%
Potassium
105mg
3%
Total Carbohydrate
40g
13%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
11g
Protein
4g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%
8%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
15%
15%
Iron
6%
6%
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.

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