Peppermint Patty Poke Cake

Recipe by KelBel
READY IN: 45mins
SERVES: 15
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Immediately pour filling evenly into holes in cake. Cover loosely and refrigerate about 2 hours until chilled.
  • Place sugar, butter and milk in a medium-size saucepan over medium heat.
  • 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.
  • Stir in chocolate chips, and continue to stir until chocolate has melted. Cool 10 minutes. Stir in peppermint extract.
  • 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.
  • Can be garnished with junior mint candies, crushed peppermint sticks, or mint chocolate chips.
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