Irish Cream Poke Cake

Irish Cream Poke Cake

Irish Cream Poke Cake is a delicously moist poke cake soaked with Irish Cream and topped with an Irish Cream-flavored chocolate whipped cream. It's a wonderful dessert to celebrate St. Patrick's Day with!

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword St Patrick's Day
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Refrigerate 1 hour
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 20
Calories 246 kcal


  • 1 box chocolate cake mix
  • ingredients on back of cake box
  • 1/4 cup Irish Cream



  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • 3/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 tablespoons Irish Cream
  • grated chocolate for garnish, optional


  1. Make cake in a 9x13-inch pan according to package directions, EXCEPT trade out 1/4 cup of water for Irish Cream. (For example, if box says to add 1 1/4 cups water, add 1 cup water and 1/4 cup Irish Cream.)

  2. Let cake cool for 10 minutes and then poke holes all over the top with the end of a wooden spoon.

  3. In a medium bowl, whisk together sweetened condensed milk, heavy cream, cocoa powder, and Irish Cream. Slowly pour over cake. Refrigerate for 1 hour.

  4. To make frosting, place all ingredients in a mixing bowl. Beat with electric mixer until mixture gets thick. Spread over cake. Keep refrigerated.

  5. Sprinkle with grated chocolate if desired.

Nutrition Facts
Irish Cream Poke Cake
Amount Per Serving
Calories 246
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.