Peppermint Patty Poke Cake

READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by KelBel

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

Top Review by tara portee

I made this for a co-worker's birthday. I don't think anyone disliked it, but it didn't get eaten very well. I think part of it was that it didn't look very pretty. The pudding part was sort of messy looking. I would also have liked to doctor up the cake mix a little. The taste was nice though.

Ingredients Nutrition


  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.

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