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Double Pumpkin Poke Cake


  • Prep Time: 40 mins
  • Cook Time: 20 mins
  • Total Time: 1 hour
  • Yield: 16 Servings 1x

Description

This Double Pumpkin Poke Cake features a spice cake soaked in pumpkin pudding and topped with a cinnamon maple whipped cream. 


Ingredients

For the cake:

  • 1 box Spice cake mix
  • 1 pkg Instant pumpkin spice pudding (3.4 0z)
  • 1 tsp Cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp Pumpkin pie spice
  • 3 Large eggs
  • 1/2 C oil
  • 3/4 C Milk
  • 1/2 C Sour Cream

For the pudding:

  • 2 pkg Instant pumpkin spice pudding (3.4 0z)
  • 3 3/4 C Milk

For the Whipped Cream:

  • 2 C Heavy whipping cream
  • 3 tbsp Pure maple syrup
  • 2 tsp Cinnamon
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 3/4 C Health Milk Chocolate Toffee bits

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350° F.
  2. Prepare the cake first. Mix all dry ingredients in your mixing bowl and mix slightly to combine.
  3. Add eggs, oil, milk and sour cream. Beat on medium speed until well combined.
  4. Bake cake for 18-22 minutes until golden brown on top.
  5. Check for doneness by inserting a toothpick in the middle of the cake. If the toothpick comes out clean, your cake is done.
  6. Allow cake to cool for fifteen minutes. While the cake is still warm, take the end of a wooden spoon or another round object and poke holes all over the top of your cake.
  7. Prepare the pudding. In a separate bowl, combine the 2 packages of instant pumpkin spice pudding and milk together. Whisk until well combined. Before the pudding sets, while it is still pourable, dump the pudding over top of the cake and spread with a spatula if necessary.
  8. Allow the pudding and cake to set in the fridge for at least an hour. In the meantime, you can prepare your whipped cream.
  9. Put the bowl and whisk attachment in the freezer for 5-10 minutes to get them really cold (this step is optional, but a common practice I use). Using the wire whisk attachment, whip heavy cream on medium high speed for several minutes until soft peaks form.
  10. Slowly add maple syrup and continuing mixing until incorporated. Next Add cinnamon and mix just until combine.
  11. Proceed to slowly add the powdered sugar and beat until stiff peaks form.
  12. Top cake with cinnamon maple whipped cream and sprinkle with milk chocolate toffee bits. Serve immediately or keep refrigerated until ready to serve.

Notes

I used a 9×13″ pan