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Chocolate Poke Cake

This easy to make Chocolate Poke Cake is wonderfully moist with tons of chocolate flavor.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword poke cake
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings 16
Calories 396kcal


  • 1 regular-sized box devil's food chocolate cake mix
  • ingredients to make cake
  • 1 (14-ounce) can sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips, melted


  • 1 cup salted butter, softened
  • 3 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/2 cup dark unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup mini chocolate chips


  • Make cake according to package directions in a 9x13-inch pan.
  • Let cake cool and then poke holes all over it with the end of a wooden spoon or a large serving fork.
  • In a medium bowl, whisk together sweetened condensed milk and melted chocolate chips. Slowly pour over the cake.
  • Sift the powdered sugar and cocoa powder together.
  • Place the butter in a large bowl and use an electric mixer to beat it until fluffy.
  • Add half the powdered sugar mixture and the vanilla. Beat until combined.
  • Add remaining powdered sugar mixture and heavy cream and beat until fluffy. Spread on cake.
  • Sprinkle mini chocolate chips on top.


Refrigerate for at least 2 hours before serving and store leftovers in the refrigerator.


Calories: 396kcal