Peanut Butter Chocolate Poke Cake Recipe

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If you love delicious decadent desserts then you are in the right spot! Whether you are looking for a new dessert recipe to serve after the family meal or perhaps a delicious one for family get-togethers, this Peanut Butter Chocolate Poke Cake is sure to be a hit! It is super easy to make and melds the delicious flavors of peanut butter and chocolate together for a mouth-watering delight!

And, if you are looking for a fun peanut butter recipe for the kids, be sure and take a look at this super cute Summer Sweet Cactus Pop Nutter Butter recipe!

Peanut Butter Chocolate Poke Cake Recipe

Ingredients

Chocolate Peanut Butter Poke Cake ingredients

1 package chocolate cake mix (any kind of chocolate will do)
2 teaspoons vanilla extract, divided
1/4 tsp salt
2/3 cup creamy peanut butter
2 cans sweetened condensed milk
1 cup confectioners’ sugar
OPTIONAL TOPPINGS: Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups, cut into small pieces and/or Nutter Butter or other peanut butter-filled sandwich cookies, chopped.

Directions

Preheat oven to 350°. Prepare cake mix according to package directions and add 1 tsp of the vanilla extract and the salt before mixing the batter.

Chocolate Peanut Butter Poke Cake process

Pour into a greased 13×9-in baking pan.

Bake according to package directions and cool completely.

Chocolate Peanut Butter Poke Cake process

In a large mixing bowl or stand mixer, beat together peanut butter and milk until blended.

Chocolate Peanut Butter Poke Cake process

Poke holes in the cake using a wooden spoon approximately 2 inches apart.

Chocolate Peanut Butter Poke Cake process

Slowly pour 2 cups of the peanut butter mixture over cake, filling each hole.

Place the cake AND the remaining mixture in the refrigerator until the cake is cold 2-3 hours.

Remove from the cake and the mixture from the fridge and set aside.

Combine the remaining vanilla (1 tsp) and the remaining peanut butter mixture until well blended.

Gradually beat in the confectioners’ sugar to reach spreading consistency.

Chocolate Peanut Butter Poke Cake process

Spread over cake.

Chocolate Peanut Butter Poke Cake process

Add toppings if desired.

Peanut Butter Chocolate Poke Cake

Serve and enjoy!

Store remaining cake in refrigerator.

Peanut Butter Chocolate Poke Cake

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Peanut Butter Chocolate Poke Cake Recipe
Recipe type: Dessert
 
Ingredients
  • 1 package chocolate cake mix (any kind of chocolate will do)
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract, divided
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ⅔ cup creamy peanut butter
  • 2 cans sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar
  • OPTIONAL TOPPINGS: Reese's Peanut Butter Cups, cut into small pieces and/or Nutter Butter or other peanut butter-filled sandwich cookies, chopped.
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350°. Prepare cake mix according to package directions and add 1 tsp of the vanilla extract and the salt before mixing the batter.
  2. Pour into a greased 13x9-in baking pan.
  3. Bake according to package directions and cool completely.
  4. In a large mixing bowl or stand mixer, beat together peanut butter and milk until blended.
  5. Poke holes in the cake using a wooden spoon approximately 2 inches apart.
  6. Slowly pour 2 cups of the peanut butter mixture over cake, filling each hole.
  7. Place the cake AND the remaining mixture in the refrigerator until the cake is cold 2-3 hours.
  8. Remove from the cake and the mixture from the fridge and set aside.
  9. Combine the remaining vanilla (1 tsp) and the remaining peanut butter mixture until well blended.
  10. Gradually beat in the confectioners' sugar to reach spreading consistency.
  11. Spread over cake.
  12. Add toppings if desired.
  13. Serve and enjoy!
  14. Store remaining cake in refrigerator.

 

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Comments

  1. OMG this sounds so delicious! I can’t wait to try it!

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