This Oreo Poke Cake will make chocolate lovers think they’ve died and gone to heaven! It’s a rich, indulgent dessert that everyone will love and an easy dessert recipe that’s perfect for any occasion!
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That’s why, when I needed a dessert for my weekly girl’s night with the neighbors, I decided to try an Oreo Poke cake. I’d always heard they were easy to make AND you can never go wrong with Oreos. It was a total win/win!
OREO Poke Cake
If you’ve ever had one, it’s pretty obvious how a poke cake gets it’s name. You basically poke holes throughout a cake, then fill it with something yummy. In this case, that something yummy would be vanilla pudding.
While you can make your own vanilla pudding, I’m all about the easy recipes. Instant pudding is part of what makes this recipe so simple and though I used vanilla, you can also swap it out for Oreo Cookies & Cream instant pudding.
You don’t even need a ton of ingredients to make an Oreo Poke Cake. Just grab the following items next time you’re out shopping…
- chocolate cake mix
- cup water
- vegetable oil
- vanilla instant pudding
- Cool Whip
- Oreo cookies
How To Make An Oreo Poke Cake
Step 1: Prepare and bake the cake according to the directions on the box.
Step 2: While the cake is baking, combine the pudding mix and milk. Refrigerate.
Step 3: Take the handle of a wooden spoon and poke holes in the cake. Poke your holes while the cake is still warm so that the cake crust will break more easily.
Step 4: Pour the pudding over the top of the cake, guiding it into the holes.
Step 5: Refrigerate for 30 minutes. While the cake is chilling, crush 5 Oreos and stir them into the Cool Whip.
Step 6: Spread the Cool Whip over the cake and refrigerate for another 30 minutes.
Step 7: Crush the remaining 15 Oreo cookies. Just before serving, sprinkle them over the top of the cake.
Step 8: Drizzle with chocolate syrup and serve immediately.
One look at this OREO Poke Cake and everyone will be begging to get the first slice. You can’t really blame them!
This poke cake makes the perfect dessert for pretty much any occasion. You can never go wrong with Oreo cookie recipes and this one couldn’t be more indulgent! It’s a chocolate lovers dream!
This is most definitely a drool worthy dessert!
How Do You Store Oreo Poke Cake
If you’re lucky, you’ll have enough left over to last a few days. Just keep it stored in the refrigerator in an airtight container. It’s even better after the first day because the pudding seeps further into the cake, making it even more moist and delicious!
How Long Can a Poke Cake Last?
You can enjoy your poke cake for 2-3 days after you make it (but good luck…the leftovers for this go fast!).
For The Cake
For the pudding:
- 1 3.4 oz box vanilla instant pudding mix
- 2 cups milk
For the topping
- 8 oz package Cool Whip
- 20 Oreo cookies
- Prepare and bake the cake according to the directions on the box.
- While the cake is baking, combine the pudding mix and milk. Refrigerate.
- Once cake is finished baking, take the handle of a wooden spoon and poke holes in the cake (do this while the cake is still warm).
- Pour the pudding over the top of the cake, guiding it into the holes.
- Refrigerate for 30 minutes. While the cake is chilling, crush 5 Oreos and stir them into the Cool Whip.
- Spread the Cool Whip over the cake and refrigerate for another 30 minutes.
- Crush the remaining 15 Oreo cookies. Just before serving, sprinkle them over the top of the cake.
- Drizzle with chocolate syrup and serve immediately.
Nutrition Information:Yield: 10 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 992Total Fat: 38gSaturated Fat: 15gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 17gCholesterol: 138mgSodium: 1039mgCarbohydrates: 158gFiber: 3gSugar: 71gProtein: 11g
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