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Reese’s pieces poke cake

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This Reese’s pieces poke cake is a delightful dessert that combines the flavors of chocolate and peanut butter in an ooey gooey cake. Peanut butter cake loaded with chocolate pudding, topped with frosting and Reese’s pieces candy.

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Why is it called a poke cake?

The term “poke-cake” is a straightforward and descriptive name that accurately reflects the process and technique used to make this type of cake. The purpose of poking the holes in your cake is to allow the filling to infuse the cake with flavor and moisture.

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The concept of poke cakes has been around for several decades and is a popular and easy dessert to make for any occasion.

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Ingredients you’ll need to make Reese’s pieces poke cake.

To get started making this recipe, you’ll first want to gather all your ingredients.

Ingredients you’ll need for this recipe

  • Flour
  • Brown sugar
  • Butter
  • Peanut butter
  • Baking powder
  • Baking soda
  • Milk
  • Vanilla
  • Eggs
  • Chocolate pudding
  • Vanilla frosting
  • Reese’s pieces candy

You’ll also want some extra candy and chocolate sauce on the side!

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Step by Step Instructions

Step 1: Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and in a large mixing bowl combine brown sugar, eggs, butter, vanilla, peanut butter, and stir until light and fluffy. In another medium size bowl mix together flour, baking powder, baking soda, and then pour into the bowl of wet ingredients and stir, until a creamy cake-like batter has formed. 

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Step 2: Pour into a 9×11 baking dish and bake for 25-30 minutes. Remove from the oven and let cool for 15 minutes while you begin to mix up the chocolate pudding. In a large bowl combine pudding mix and milk and stir until a thick pudding has formed, let sit in the fridge until ready to use.

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Step 3:┬áTake the end of a wooden spoon and poke 12 holes in your peanut butter cake and then pour the chocolate pudding in each of the holes. Top with vanilla frosting and swirl the vanilla frosting with any leftover chocolate pudding. Top with Reese’s pieces candy and a drizzle of chocolate syrup. Enjoy.

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Can you believe just how easy that was? You can easily switch flavors up with this recipe and use a chocolate cake mix, I would add the candy in the cake mix and bake!

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Reece's pieces poke cake

Yield: 12
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes

This Reece's pieces poke cake is a delightful dessert that combines the flavors of chocolate and peanut butter in an ooey gooey cake. Peanut butter cake loaded with chocolate pudding, topped with frosting and Reece's pieces candy.

Ingredients

  • 2 1/4 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 cups brown sugar
  • 1 cup peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs
  • 6oz. box instant chocolate pudding
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 can vanilla frosting
  • 1 cup Reese's pieces candy

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and in a large mixing bowl combine brown sugar, eggs, butter, vanilla, peanut butter, and stir until light and fluffy.
  2. In another medium size bowl mix together flour, baking powder, baking soda, and then pour into the bowl of wet ingredients and stir, until a creamy cake-like batter has formed. 
  3. Pour into a 9x11 baking dish and bake for 25-30 minutes. Remove from the oven and let cool for 15 minutes while you begin to mix up the chocolate pudding.
  4. In a large bowl combine pudding mix and milk and stir until a thick pudding has formed, let sit in the fridge until ready to use.
  5. Take the end of a wooden spoon and poke 12 holes in your peanut butter cake and then pour the chocolate pudding in each of the holes.
  6. Top with vanilla frosting and swirl the vanilla frosting with any leftover chocolate pudding. Top with Reece's pieces candy and a drizzle of chocolate syrup.

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