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Easy Snickers Poke Cake Recipe

Easy Snickers Poke Cake Recipe

If you enjoy the flavor of snickers candy bars, then this easy Snickers Poke Cake Recipe will be a hit! This dessert has layers of moist chocolate cake, caramel sauce and rich chocolate ganache. It’s the perfect easy dessert to satisfy a sweet tooth!

Have you ever considered making a poke cake with the flavor of your favorite candy bar? This great recipe is for an easy Snickers Poke Cake that will satisfy any sweet tooth. 

Snickers Poke Cake

This recipe is a poke cake with layers of moist chocolate cake, snickers bars, and chocolate ganache. This family favorite is the perfect dessert to make for a special occasion, next dinner party or a weekend potluck! Between the rich chocolate cake, gooey caramel and chocolate sauce, this chocolate poke cake is one of our favorite easy desserts.

The snickers pieces give it just the right amount of salty, sweet, crunchy goodness every time! It’s just amazing what you can make with a simple box mix of cake!

Snickers Poke Cake

What is a Poke Cake?

A poke cake is an easy way to make a decadent dessert recipe. After baking a delicious cake, with the end of a wooden spoon, you poke holes throughout the cake. Then a filling seeps through the holes.

Snickers Poke Cake

How to Make an Easy Homemade Snickers Cake 

Ingredients:

Snickers Poke Cake

Directions:

Spray a 9×13 inch cake pan with non stick cooking spray.

Prepare and cook box cake mix according to package directions.

Meanwhile, prepare chocolate pudding mix according to package directions. Set aside.

Once the cake is removed from the oven, use the handle of a wooden spoon or chopstick to poke holes all over the top of the warm cake – trying not to go through the whole thickness of the cake.

Drizzle the caramel syrup on top of the cake.

The next step his to add a layer of pudding all over the cake. Smooth the pudding into an even layer using an offset spatula or the back of a spoon.

Let cake cool in the refrigerator for 15-20 minutes.

Top with a thick layer of the whipped cream topping, smoothing down in an even layer.

Just before serving, pour caramel and chocolate syrup on top of the whipped topping and garnish with any remaining caramel syrup and chocolate syrup plus chopped Snickers.

Snickers Poke Cake
When should I poke the holes in the cake? 

Poke the holes throughout your cake when it is warm and fresh from the oven. 

Snickers Poke Cake
Snickers Poke Cake

Easy Snickers Poke Cake Recipe

Yield: 8
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
If you enjoy the flavor of snickers candy bars, then this easy Snickers Poke Cake Recipe will be a hit! This dessert has layers of moist chocolate cake, caramel sauce and rich chocolate ganache. It's the perfect easy dessert to satisfy a sweet tooth!

Ingredients

  • 1 boxed chocolate cake
  • - Plus ingredients called for on box
  • 1 box chocolate pudding
  • - Plus ingredients called for on box
  • 2-3 Tablespoons Caramel Sundae Topping
  • 1 Tablespoon Chocolate Sundae Topping
  • 8 oz Cool Whip (approximately 2-3 cups)
  • Snickers, sliced in 1/2" thickness for garnish

Instructions

Prepare and cook boxed cake mix according to package directions.

Meanwhile, prepare chocolate pudding mix according to package directions. Set aside.

Once cake is removed from oven, use the end of a wooden spoon or chopstick to poke holes all over the top of the cake - trying not to go through the whole thickness of the cake.

Drizzle the caramel sundae topping all over the cake, then pour the chocolate pudding all over the cake.

Smooth the pudding into an even layer using an offset spatula or the back of a spoon.

Place cake in the fridge to cool slightly, then top with the Cool Whip, smoothing down in an even layer.

Garnish with any remaining caramel sundae syrup and chocolate sundae syrup plus chopped Snickers.

Notes

(Tip: wait to drizzle the cake until just before ready to serve, as the sundae syrups will start to spread.)

When Should I poke the holes in the cake? 

Poke the holes throughout your cake when it is warm and fresh from the oven. 

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