Banana Chocolate Poke Cake

Banana Chocolate Poke Cake

Enjoy three delicious desserts in one. This poke cake recipe is part cake, part banana bread and part chocolate. Best of all, you can whip it up in under 30 minutes with help from a box of white cake mix.

SKILL LEVEL
beginner
PREP
23 min
BAKE
30 min

Ingredients

  Amount Per Serving % DV *
Calories0
Calories from Fat0
Total Fat0 g0% DV
Saturated Fat0 g0% DV
Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol0 mg0% DV
Sodium0 mg0% DV
Total Carbohydrates0 g0% DV
Dietary Fiber g0% DV
Sugars0 g
Protein0 g
Vitamin A0% DV
Vitamin C0% DV
Calcium0 mg0% DV
Iron0% DV
  Amount Per Serving % DV *
Calories0
Calories from Fat0
Total Fat0 g0% DV
Saturated Fat0 g0% DV
Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol0 mg0% DV
Sodium0 mg0% DV
Total Carbohydrates0 g0% DV
Dietary Fiber g0% DV
Sugars0 g
Protein0 g
Vitamin A0% DV
Vitamin C0% DV
Calcium0 mg0% DV
Iron0% DV
1 packagewhite cake mix (16 to 18 oz.)
1 cup ripe mashed banana
1 cupHERSHEY'S Spreads Chocolate or REESE'S Spreads Peanut Butter Chocolate
ONE-BOWL BUTTERCREAM FROSTING (recipe follows)

Directions

  • 1. Heat oven to 350°F. Grease 13x9x2-inch baking pan. Prepare cake according to package directions. Stir in mashed banana.
  • 2. Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Poke holes with end of wooden spoon about 1 inch apart into warm cake (do not pierce bottom of cake).
  • 3. Place chocolate spread or peanut butter chocolate spread in small microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at MEDIUM (50%) 45 seconds; stir. If necessary, microwave an additional 10 seconds at a time, stirring after each heating, just until spread is smooth and very fluid when stirred. Spread evenly over cake surface. Cool completely in pan on wire rack.
  • 4. Frost with ONE-BOWL BUTTERCREAM FROSTING. Makes 12 servings.
  • ONE-BOWL BUTTERCREAM FROSTING
  • 6 tablespoons butter or margarine, softened
  • 1/2 cup HERSHEY'S Cocoa
  • 2-2/3 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Beat butter in medium bowl. Add cocoa and powdered sugar alternately with milk; beat to spreading consistency (additional milk may be needed). Blend in vanilla. About 2 cups frosting.
Ingredients sitting on a table

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