Irish Cream Poke Cake
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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 246kcal


  • 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


  • 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.)
  • Let cake cool for 10 minutes and then poke holes all over the top with the end of a wooden spoon.
  • In a medium bowl, whisk together sweetened condensed milk, heavy cream, cocoa powder, and Irish Cream. Slowly pour over cake. Refrigerate for 1 hour.
  • To make frosting, place all ingredients in a mixing bowl. Beat with electric mixer until mixture gets thick. Spread over cake. Keep refrigerated.
  • Sprinkle with grated chocolate if desired.


Calories: 246kcal