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isis's sundae poke cake w/ hot fudge sauce

Recipe by
sherry monfils
worcester, MA

My grandaughter Isis and I had made ice cream sundaes one day and served the ice cream w/ slices of chocolate cake. I decided to try to make a cake that would taste like an ice cream sundae, and using the pudding works great!!

yield 12 serving(s)
prep time 1 Hr 25 Min
cook time 25 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For isis's sundae poke cake w/ hot fudge sauce

  • 1 box
    chocolate cake mix, w/out p udding, plus ingredients called for on box
  • 1 jar
    hershey's hot fudge sauce
  • 1 sm
    box istant vanilla pudding mix
  • 1 sm
    box instant banana pudding mix
  • 4 c
    milk, i used 1%
  • 1
    16 oz container cool whip, thawed
  • 8 lg
    fresh strawberries, sliced thin
  • 2 lg
    bananas, sliced thin, only slice when you're about to serve to keep them from browning
  • 1/2 c
    chopped walnuts

How To Make isis's sundae poke cake w/ hot fudge sauce

  • 1
    Heat oven to 350. Lightly spray a 9" x 13" baking pan w/ cooking spray. In lg bowl, mix all cake ingredients with a mixer. Pour into pan. Bake as directed.
  • 2
    Remove cake from oven and let cool 10 minutes. W/a round tipped serving spoon, poke holes into cake about an inch apart. In small microwaveable bowl, microwave 1/2 the jar of fudge sauce until smooth. Pour fudge sauce over holes in cake.
  • 3
    In lg bowl, beat both pudding mixes and milk. Refrigerate 1 minute. Spread evenly over cake. refrigerate cake 1 hr. Spread cool whip over pudding. Slice cake. Microwave remaining fudge sauce. Place slices of cake on plates, or into bowls. Top each slice w/ equal amts strawberry slices, banana slices and some walnuts. Drizzle w/ fudge sauce and watch them smile:-)