Rich Dense Chocolate Poke Cake
Author: Nikki
This Rich Dense Chocolate Poke Cake is a chocolate lover's dream come true! With gooey chocolate goodness infused into each bite of a chocolate cake and topped with a frosting that tastes like brownie batter it is truly a chocolate heaven! If you love chocolate, this is the cake for you!
  • 1 chocolate fudge cake, prepared and baked in a 9x13 inch pan as directed on box.
Chocolate Filling
  • 1 can sweetened condensed milk
  • ¼ cup heavy cream
  • 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
Chocolate Frosting
  • 1½ cups butter, softened to room temperature
  • ⅓ cup cocoa
  • 3 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  1. Bake cake as directed on box.
  2. While the cake is baking, add sweetened condensed milk, heavy cream, and chocolate chips to a medium sauce pan and cook on medium heat until chips are melted and filling is smooth.
  3. When the cake comes out from the oven, using the end of a wooden spoon, poke holes into the cake to create deep pockets for the filling to go into.
  4. Pour filling evenly over warm cake.
  5. Cool cake completely before frosting.
Chocolate Frosting
  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine butter, cocoa, powdered sugar and beat on low until combined.
  2. Add heavy cream, vanilla, and salt. Beat until creamy and smooth.
  3. Frost cake and refrigerate until ready to serve.
Recipe by Chef in Training at