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Boston Cream Pie Poke Cake

Boston Cream Pie Poke Cake has all the flavors of the classic pie, but, in cake form! A soft yellow cake that you “poke” and let creamy vanilla pudding soak right in. Then, it’s topped with chocolate frosting. Don’t miss this one!

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If you make this cake, please, don’t email me to tell me that you have eaten slice, upon slice, upon slice and now, your pants don’t fit you.

Because, I’m warning you now: It’s good. Really good and you probably won’t be able to eat just one slice. 😉

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Ingredients Needed: Yellow cake mix ( plus, ingredients called for on box), vanilla instant pudding mix ( not cook & serve!), milk and premade chocolate frosting.

How to Make Your Poke Cake:

  • First, prepare your cake mix batter according the box instructions for a 9 x 13 baking pan. Then, bake it!
  • Remove the baked cake from the oven and let it cool for approx 15 minutes.
  • Once cooled, take the end of a wooden spoon and poke holes into the top of the cake. Keep the holes about an 1/2 inch apart.
  • Next, whisk together the milk and dry pudding mix. Whisk it well for a good two minutes.
  • Spread that pudding all over the top of your poked cake. Be sure to get it right into the holes.
  • Cover the cake and refrigerate for 1 hour. This will let the pudding soak right into the cake. You can let it refrigerate longer, if needed.
  • In a microwave safe bowl, heat your chocolate frosting for approx 15-30 seconds. You want the frosting to be thin enough to stir and pour. Yes, you can microwave it right in the container, just be sure to remove all the foil topping first! Also, be careful (hot!)
  • Pour the heated frosting on top of the set cake and spread evenly. Refrigerate the cake again for at least an hour for the frosting to set before serving.
  • Try not to eat too many slices!

Enjoy!

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Yield: 12-15 slices

Boston Cream Pie Poke Cake

Boston Cream Pie Poke Cake #cake #bostoncreampie #pokecake #chocolatefrosting

Boston Cream Pie Poke Cake has all the flavors of the classic pie, but, in cake form! A soft yellow cake that you "poke" and let creamy vanilla pudding soak right and then, topped with chocolate frosting. Don't miss this one!

Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Additional Time 2 hours
Total Time 3 hours

Ingredients

  • 1 box, yellow cake mix + ingredients called for on box 
  • 2- 3.4 oz french vanilla instant pudding mix
  • 4 cups milk
  • 16 oz container pre made chocolate frosting

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease a 9 x 13 baking dish.
  2. Make cake according to box instructions for a 9 x 13 baking dish.
  3. Once cake is baked, remove from oven and let it cool for 15 minutes.
  4. While cake is cooling, in a mixing bowl, whisk dry pudding mix with milk for two minutes. Set aside.
  5. With the end of a wooden spoon, poke holes about every 1/2 inch in the cake.
  6. Spread vanilla pudding on top of poked cake. Spread out pudding evenly, to fill in the holes.
  7. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour to set.
  8. When ready, in a microwave safe container, heat premade frosting for approx 15-30 seconds. You want the mixture to be easily pourable. Then, evenly spread frosting on top of cake.
  9. Refrigerate for at least another hour to set before serving.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

15

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 323Total Fat: 8gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 6mgSodium: 371mgCarbohydrates: 54gFiber: 1gSugar: 34gProtein: 4g

All information and tools presented and written within this site are intended for informational purposes only. I am not a certified nutritionist and any nutritional information on ourtableforseven.com should only be used as a general guideline. This information is provided as a courtesy and there is no guarantee that the information will be completely accurate

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Angelina

Sunday 1st of September 2019

We're originally from New England, but were transferred out of there b/c of my DH's job. We grew up enjoying Boston Cream Pie all the time. It was no big deal then, but we sure miss it now. Thanks for this easy recipe. I'll be making it very soon.

Erin Table for Seven

Monday 2nd of September 2019

Thanks Angelina! Hope everyone likes it!

Miz Helen

Saturday 31st of August 2019

I will be making this delicious cake soon! Thanks so much for sharing your awesome post with us at Full Plate Thursday,447 this week. Hope you have a great Labor Day Weekend and come back to see us real soon! Miz Helen

Erin Table for Seven

Monday 2nd of September 2019

Thanks Miz Helen! Enjoy :)

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