Chocolate Poke Cake

Recipe Rating:
 2 Ratings
Serves: 8 - 10
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Cooking Method: Bake


1 (18.25 oz) box devil's food cake mix
1 bottle hershey's chocolate syrup
3/4 c chopped walnuts or chopped pecans
1 can(s) can chocolate frosting (milk chocolate or dark chocolate)

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Jeanne Benavidez Recipe
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Odessa, TX (pop. 99,940)
Member Since Oct 2010
Jeanne's notes for this recipe:
I have a friend who absolutely LOVES anything chocolate. I make this for him fairly often. He doesn't care for the nuts in his but I do, so I make his special. Here is an internet picture of the final result.
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Prepare the cake according to directions on the box except add half of the chopped nuts into the batter before baking.
Remove the cake from the oven and let cool.
Using the end of a wooden spoon, poke several holes in the cake.
Slowly pour chocolate syrup into each hole. As it soakes up the syrup, go back and pour more syrup. You want it to be moist but not mushy.
Cover the cake with the chocolate frosting and sprinkle the remaining nuts.

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user Jeanne Benavidez jeanneben - Nov 7, 2011
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user Cin Straw's Kitchen NanatomyGrandsismyPassion - Nov 7, 2011
good one..(I use the pecans)
user Jeanne Benavidez jeanneben - Nov 7, 2011
Thanks Cindy.
user Geri Faas gerifaas - Oct 12, 2013
My sister requested something chocolaty for her bday and I ran across your recipe. So easy and tastes fabulous. It was a hit! Thank you so much for sharing.
user Geri Faas gerifaas - Oct 12, 2013
I tried this recipe and say it's Family Tested & Approved!

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