Chocolate Poke Cake

Chocolate Poke Cake


"This cake gets rave reviews every time it's made. Definitely not for anyone on a diet! Oooey-gooey, and oh! so good! Best if served warm with vanilla ice cream."


1 h 10 m servings 446 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • Calories:
  • 446 kcal
  • 22%
  • Fat:
  • 16.6 g
  • 26%
  • Carbs:
  • 74.6g
  • 24%
  • Protein:
  • 5.8 g
  • 12%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 9 mg
  • 3%
  • Sodium:
  • 333 mg
  • 13%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a 9 inch springform pan.
  2. In a large bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking soda, and baking powder. Make a well in the center, and pour in melted chocolate, coffee, sour cream, and oil. Mix well, and spread into prepared pan.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven for 50 to 60 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes, then remove from pan.
  4. In a microwave-safe bowl, combine caramels and milk. Heat in microwave until melted. Stir until smooth. With a wooden spoon, poke holes into the cake. Pour caramel mixture into holes.
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  1. 18 Ratings


I am anxious to try this recipe. I have a much more basic recipe. It suggests you use a jar of carmel ice cream topping to pour over the top which might be easier.

I make a similar version of this cake but I use a chocolate cake mix for the cake, top the poked hole cake with butterscotch (caramel) sauce (and sometimes sweetened condensed milk in addition t...

Sinchy cake. Very easy to make. Check cake before the 50-60 minutes are up. My cake came out in 45 minutes. I used two 7 oz bags of Werther's Original Chewy Caramels. Took about three minutes to...

Great tasting cake. Will try cake recipe with other fillings or glazes also. I think next time I make this recipe I'll use the carmel ice cream topping instead of melting carmels since it's ea...

I love this cake. It goes together so easily and is delicious! I took a shortcut and used caramel ice cream topping. It was good but if you have the caramels, definitely use them because the ...

Using Werther's Original for the caramel topping was sooooo good!

If you like gooey and sweet & chocolate and caramel, this is a 5-star recipe.

I don't know why but the cake came out tasting like clay. I don't think I will try this recipe again.

I made this for Fathers Day and it was a hit! I substituted 5 oz milk chocolate chips melted in microwave instead of unsweetened chocolate, 3/4 C. plain nonfat yogurt and used only 1 1/4 C sugar...