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Reese’s Poke Cake: A Delicious Peanut Butter Dessert Recipe

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This Reese’s Poke Cake is such a decadent and easy Peanut butter dessert recipe for the serious peanut butter cups lovers. This heavenly combination comes together in this chocolate peanut butter sheet cake that is perfect to bring to parties, dinners or eat just because! 

Reese’s Poke Cake: A Delicious Peanut Butter Dessert Recipe

Reese’s Poke Cake

We’re GIANT Peanut Butter fans in this house. We love the taste and use it for about everything we possibly can. From making peanut butter playdough to homemade uncrustables peanut butter is always on our shopping list.  My girls love baking cakes. One of our favorite kind of cakes to make are poke cakes because of how easy and delicious they are to make.

What are poke cakes?

If you’ve never had a poke cake before, then you’re in a for a treat. These delicious and easy to make desserts are perfect for feeding a crowd and the perfect dessert to bring to party or potluck. Best of all their crazy easy to make.  Reese’s Poke Cake: A Delicious Peanut Butter Dessert Recipe

It is called a poke cake because you bake your cake mix in a pan, usually 9×13 . After it cools a bit, you poke holes in the cake with the handle of a wooden spoon. This is where you get creative. You then top it with an assortment of fillings or frostings or toppings to soak into those holes, infusing moisture and flavor into every delicious bite. There’s so many ways to get creative with these delicious cakes. You can make some delicious creations just by mixing up the fillings and toppings. Some of my favorites are Caramel Heath Poke Cake, Sonic ocean water Poke cake, Summer Peach poke cake, or a Patriotic poke cake

There are so many great ways to make a poke cake unique All you need is a good cake mix and a little imagination. 

What makes this Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup Poke cake different? 

This version of Reese’s peanut Butter Cup poke cake is truly a gem. Filled not just with delicious peanut butter sauce and chocolate frosting but topped with a heavenly layer of chocolate pudding making this an amazing and moist treat. 

Reese’s Poke Cake: A Delicious Peanut Butter Dessert Recipe

Finally garnish it with delicious peanut butter cups and Reese’s pieces to make this cake one of a kind deliciousness. 

So what are you waiting for? Read on to find out how easy and delicious this cake is to make! 

How to make a Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup Poke Cake.

Ingredients for Easy Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup Poke Cake

1 boxed chocolate cake
– Plus ingredients called for on box
1 box chocolate pudding
– Plus ingredients called for on box
3/4 cup peanut butter
1/4 cup chocolate frosting (can be omitted)
8 oz Cool Whip (approximately 2-3 cups)
Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups, for garnish
Reese’s Pieces, for garnish
 

How to make Easy Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup Poke Cake

Prepare and cook boxed cake mix according to package directions.
Meanwhile, prepare chocolate pudding mix according to package directions. Stir 1/2 cup peanut butter into the pudding mix. Set aside.
Place remaining peanut butter in a microwave-safe bowl and heat for 20 seconds. Stir well.
Place chocolate frosting in a microwave-safe bowl and heat for 20 seconds. Stir well.
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 melted chocolate frosting and peanut butter all over the cake,
 
then pour over the chocolate-peanut butter pudding.
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 melted peanut butter and frosting,
along with Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups and Reese’s Pieces.
 
Allow melted peanut butter and frosting to set before slicing and serving.
Doesn’t this look amazing and heavenly? 
 
 
 
Reese’s Poke Cake: A Delicious Peanut Butter Dessert Recipe
Makes sure and include this delicious treat at your next potluck or party!
 
 
 
Looking for more delicious recipes? Check out this peanut butter and chocolate brownie cake or this Cotton Candy Poke cake
 
Reese’s Poke Cake: A Delicious Peanut Butter Dessert Recipe
Yield: 1

Reese’s Poke Cake: A Delicious Peanut Butter Dessert Recipe

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Additional Time: 4 hours
Total Time: 4 hours 45 minutes

This Reese’s Poke Cake is such a decadent and easy Peanut butter dessert recipe for the serious peanut butter cups lovers. This heavenly combination comes together in this chocolate peanut butter sheet cake that is perfect to bring to parties, dinners or eat just because! 

Ingredients

  • 1 boxed chocolate cake- Plus ingredients called for on box
  • 1 box chocolate pudding- Plus ingredients called for on box
  • 3/4 cup peanut butter
  • 1/4 cup chocolate frosting (can be omitted)
  • 8 oz Cool Whip (approximately 2-3 cups)
  • Reese's Peanut Butter Cups, for garnish
  • Reese's Pieces, for garnish

Instructions

  1. Prepare and cook boxed cake mix according to package directions.
  2. Meanwhile, prepare chocolate pudding mix according to package directions. Stir 1/2 cup peanut butter into the pudding mix. Set aside.
  3. Place remaining peanut butter in a microwave-safe bowl and heat for 20 seconds. Stir well.
  4. Place chocolate frosting in a microwave-safe bowl and heat for 20 seconds. Stir well.
  5. 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.
  6. Drizzle the melted chocolate frosting and peanut butter all over the cake, then pour over the chocolate-peanut butter pudding.
  7. Smooth the pudding into an even layer using an offset spatula or the back of a spoon.
  8. Place cake in the fridge to cool slightly, then top with the Cool Whip, smoothing down in an even layer.
  9. Garnish with any remaining melted peanut butter and frosting, along with Reese's Peanut Butter Cups and Reese's Pieces.
  10. Allow melted peanut butter and frosting to set before slicing and serving.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

12

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 250Total Fat: 17gSaturated Fat: 7gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 8gCholesterol: 2mgSodium: 147mgCarbohydrates: 22gFiber: 1gSugar: 17gProtein: 5g

*Nutrition may vary depending on the size of the slices.

 
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