This Chocolate Peanut Butter Poke Cake is a chocolate cake soaked in peanut butter goodness! Then topped with a luscious chocolate whipped cream and peanut butter cups!
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This just might be my new favorite cake!! This chocolate peanut butter poke cake is out of this world good and very easy to make! In fact my oldest daughter helped make this for her own birthday!
I am using a store bought chocolate cake mix to help keep things easier. After the cake comes out of the oven it gets poked with a lot of holes. This was my daughters favorite part. At first she was a little confused by doing this and thought we were ruining the cake but I explained to her that it would be covered with the topping.
After the holes are poked you will drizzle the warm cake with a mixture of sweetened condensed milk, creamy peanut butter and melted chocolate chips. Top that with some homemade chocolate whipped cream (mmmmm it’s soooo hard not to eat that stuff by the spoonfuls!) then sprinkle on some chopped peanut butter cups and add a drizzle of hot fudge sauce.
Making the homemade chocolate whipped cream really isn’t that hard and I promise it will taste a million times better than a carton of whipped topping from the store.
I know I am using a cake mix for this instead of making a chocolate cake from scratch but we are taking this cake to the next level and no one will even know it’s a cake mix. Plus, it makes this cake super easy to make and something a beginner baker can tackle. But if you have a favorite homemade chocolate cake feel free to use that instead!
Poke cakes make great desserts to take to potlucks and parties because they can feed a crowd. And I know this will be one of the first desserts to go!! Yea, it’s just that good. It was hard for me to stop eating it straight from the pan. I know, I know—hey just keeping it real. My kiddos kept swiping their fingers through the chocolate whipped cream so by the time the birthday party was over the cake had seen better days. But it made me happy to know they really enjoyed it. 🙂