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chocolate poke cake

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Jeanne Benavidez
Odessa, TX

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.

(2 ratings)
yield 8 - 10
prep time 30 Min
cook time 35 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For chocolate poke cake

  • 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
    can chocolate frosting (milk chocolate or dark chocolate)

How To Make chocolate poke cake

  • 1
    Prepare the cake according to directions on the box except add half of the chopped nuts into the batter before baking.
  • 2
    Remove the cake from the oven and let cool.
  • 3
    Using the end of a wooden spoon, poke several holes in the cake.
  • 4
    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.
  • 5
    Cover the cake with the chocolate frosting and sprinkle the remaining nuts.