Satisfying the Sweet Tooth

August Dessert of the Month—The Poke Cake

  
Poke Cake is more of a process than an actual recipe…and there are as many different variations of Poke Cake as there are…

(Different flavors of cake mix) x (Different flavors of Jello or instant pudding…

Betty Crocker makes 27 different flavors of SuperMoist cake mix…Jello makes about thirty different flavors of pudding…that alone makes for 810 possibilities…
So how do you make a Poke Cake…

  • 1.  Bake a normal cake, either from a mix or from scratch.
  • 2.  Poke holes in the top with some object, such as the base of a wooden spoon.
  • 3.  Pour sweetened condensed milk, pudding, or jello over the holes…(this allows the liquid to seep into the cake and makes it moist and flavorful).
  • 4.  Refrigerate the cake for a few hours so that the liquid has absorbs into the cake.
  • 5.  Top with Cool Whip and other optional toppings such as caramel syrup, nuts, candy bits,  and fruit.

Making this cake actually doesn’t involve a recipe…it’s more like creating a ice cream sundae…but better…