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Chocolate Caramel Poke Cake

Chocolate Caramel Poke Cake

A Chocolate Caramel Poke Cake is a decadent and moist dessert that’s perfect for chocolate and caramel lovers. Here’s a simple recipe for you to enjoy:

Ingredients:

For the Cake:

  • 1 box (15.25 ounces) chocolate cake mix (plus ingredients needed for the mix, typically eggs, oil, and water)
  • 1 cup caramel sauce (homemade or store-bought)

For the Filling:

  • 1 can (14 ounces) sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 cup caramel sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt (optional, for a salted caramel flavor)

For the Topping:

  • 1 1/2 cups heavy cream
  • 1/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Chocolate shavings or caramel drizzle for garnish (optional)

Instructions:

  1. Preheat the Oven: Preheat your oven according to the instructions on the cake mix box.
  2. Prepare the Cake:
    • Prepare the chocolate cake mix according to the package instructions.
    • Once baked, remove the cake from the oven and allow it to cool for a few minutes.
  3. Poke Holes:
    • Use the handle of a wooden spoon or a fork to poke holes all over the cake. The more holes, the better!
  4. Add Caramel Sauce:
    • Pour 1 cup of caramel sauce over the warm cake, ensuring it fills the holes.
  5. Prepare the Filling:
    • In a bowl, mix together the sweetened condensed milk and an additional cup of caramel sauce. If desired, add sea salt for a salted caramel flavor.
    • Pour this mixture over the cake, making sure it fills the holes and is spread evenly.
  6. Chill the Cake:
    • Place the cake in the refrigerator and allow it to chill for at least 2-3 hours, or overnight, to allow the caramel filling to set.
  7. Whip the Cream:
    • In a mixing bowl, whip the heavy cream, powdered sugar, and vanilla extract until stiff peaks form.
  8. Top the Cake:
    • Spread the whipped cream over the chilled cake.
  9. Garnish (Optional):
    • Garnish the cake with chocolate shavings or a drizzle of caramel for an extra touch.
  10. Slice and Serve:
    • Once fully set, slice and serve the Chocolate Caramel Poke Cake. Enjoy the rich and indulgent flavors!
  11. Enjoy!!

Source : Allrecipes.Com