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Death By Chocolate Poke Cake

Death By Chocolate Poke Cake

Servings

12

servings
Prep time

20

minutes
Cooking time

1

hour 
Calories

300

kcal

Ingredients

  • For the Cake

  • Cooking spray

  • Cocoa powder

  • 1

  • box chocolate cake mix, plus ingredients called for on box

  • 1

  • (14-oz.) can sweetened condensed milk

  • 1 c.

  • semisweet chocolate chips, melted

  • Chocolate shavings, for garnish

  • For the Frosting

  • 1 c.

  • butter, softened

  • 2 1/2 c.

  • powdered sugar

  • 3/4 c.

  • cocoa powder

  • 2 tsp.

  • pure vanilla extract

  • Pinch of kosher salt

  • 1/4 c.

  • heavy cream (plus more if necessary)

Directions

  • Make cake: Preheat oven to 350┬║. Grease a 9″-x-13″ pan with cooking spray and dust with cocoa powder. Prepare chocolate cake mix according to package directions and bake until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean, 25 to 30 minutes. Let cool completely.
  • Poke cake all over with the handle of a wooden spoon. In a small bowl, mix together sweetened condensed milk and melted chocolate. Pour mixture into the holes.
  • Make frosting: In a large bowl using a hand mixer, beat butter, powdered sugar, cocoa powder, vanilla, and salt. Beat in heavy cream, adding more by the tablespoon until consistency is creamy but can hold peaks.
  • Spread frosting all over cake with an offset spatula and sprinkle with chocolate shavings.

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