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27 Poke Cakes That Are So Delicious, They’re Life-Changing

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So, what's a poke cake?

True to its name, it's a cake that you poke holes in after baking. The holes are then filled with a liquid or filling — like condensed milk, pureed fruit, chocolate cream, or pudding — to infuse extra flavor into every bite. Here are our favorite ways to make one.

1. Peaches ‘N’ Cream Poke 'Box' Cake

peaches 'n' cream poke cake

2. Chili-Cheese Corn Bread Poke Cake

chili-cheese corn bread poke cake

3. Chocolate Mudslide Poke Cake

chocolate mudslide poke cake slice

4. Cherry Almond Poke Cake

5. Key Lime Pie Poke Cake

key lime pie poke cake

6. Snickerdoodle Poke Cake

snickerdoodle poke cake

7. Pink Champagne Poke Cake

pink poke cake on a plate

8. Triple Coconut Poke Cake

coconut poke cake on a plate

9. Thin Mint Chocolate Poke Cake

thin mint chocolate poke cake

10. Strawberry Jello Poke Cake

strawberry poke cake on a plate

11. Blueberry Lemon Poke Cake

12. Chocolate Pretzel Poke Cake

13. Cinnamon Carrot Poke Cake

14. Berry Cheesecake Poke "Box" Cake

15. Red Velvet Poke Cake

16. Chocolate Peanut Butter Poke Cake

17. Tres Leches Poke Cake

18. Cookies and Cream Poke Cake

19. Triple Berry Almond Poke Cake

20. Peanut Butter Banana Poke Cake

21. Cannoli Poke Cake

22. Cinnamon Roll Poke Cake

23. Chocolate Turtle Poke Cake

24. Tiramisu Poke Cake

25. Guinness Chocolate Poke Cake

26. Strawberry Vanilla Poke Cake

27. Worms and Dirt Poke Box Cake

This article contains content previously curated by Tania Safi, Nick Guillory, Bry Duca, Hannah Williams, Alison Roman, Merle O'Neal, Matthew Francis Johnson, and Melissa Jameson. It was compiled by Lavanya Narayanan.