Peppermint Patty Poke Cake

Total Time
45mins
Prep
15 mins
Cook
30 mins

This is a wonderful and rich cake. I made this dessert for my sister's birthday. This is best served cold.

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 350º. Make cake as with water, eggs and oil as directed on package for 9 x 13 pan (approx. 30 minutes); cool 15 minutes.
  2. Poke top of warm cake every 1/4 inch with handle of wooden spoon. In Medium bowl, beat filling ingredients with wire whisk about 2 minutes.
  3. Immediately pour filling evenly into holes in cake. Cover loosely and refrigerate about 2 hours until chilled.
  4. Place sugar, butter and milk in a medium-size saucepan over medium heat.
  5. Stir until the mixture comes to a boil, 3-4 minutes. Still stirring, let the mixture boil until the sugar dissolves, 1 minute. Remove pan from heat.
  6. Stir in chocolate chips, and continue to stir until chocolate has melted. Cool 10 minutes. Stir in peppermint extract.
  7. Pour/spread frosting over cake top while still warm. (frosting will firm as it cools). Chill at leat 30 minutes and store in the refrigerator.
  8. Can be garnished with junior mint candies, crushed peppermint sticks, or mint chocolate chips.