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Double Fudge Poke Cake

Double Fudge Poke Cake
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 2 hr 55 min
  • Servings 15

This lightened-up take on chocolate poke cake is packed with double fudge chocolate flavor, topped with whipped topping and sprinkled with dark chocolate shavings. It will cure any chocoholic’s craving at 210 calories per serving. ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

Cake

1
box Betty Crocker™ SuperMoist™ chocolate fudge cake mix
1 1/4
cups water
1/2
cup unsweetened applesauce
3
eggs

Filling

1
box (3.9 oz) Jell-O™ chocolate fudge-flavor instant pudding & pie filling mix
2
cups fat-free (skim) milk

Topping

1
container (8 oz) Cool Whip™ frozen whipped topping, thawed
2
tablespoons dark chocolate shavings (0.4 oz from 9.7-oz 62% cacao semisweet dark chocolate bar)

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Spray bottom of 13x9-inch pan with cooking spray.
  • 2
    In large bowl, beat Cake ingredients with electric mixer on medium speed 2 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally. Pour into pan.
  • 3
    Bake 28 to 33 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan on cooling rack 5 minutes. With handle of wooden spoon (1/2 inch in diameter), poke holes almost to bottom every 1/2 inch, wiping spoon handle occasionally with paper towel to reduce sticking.
  • 4
    In medium bowl, beat Filling ingredients with whisk about 2 minutes or until starting to thicken. Pour over cake; spread evenly over surface, working back and forth to fill holes. (Some filling will remain on top of cake.) Refrigerate about 2 hours or until chilled.
  • 5
    When ready to serve, drop whipped topping by spoonfuls over cake; spread evenly. Sprinkle with chocolate shavings. Cut into 5 rows by 3 rows. Store loosely covered in refrigerator.

Expert Tips

  • Be sure to poke cake 50 to 60 times so there is plenty of filling in cake.
  • Betty Crocker™ devil's food cake mix also works in this recipe.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
210
Calories from Fat
50
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5g
8%
Saturated Fat
3 1/2g
18%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
40mg
13%
Sodium
390mg
16%
Potassium
150mg
4%
Total Carbohydrate
37g
12%
Dietary Fiber
1g
5%
Sugars
22g
Protein
4g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%
2%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
10%
10%
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; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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