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August 25, 2013

Double Chocolate Toffee Poke Cake

Double Chocolate Toffee Poke Cake

Dripping chocolatey,  the cake is already moist - add Toffee Sauce and you have a double winner !

I was craving a moist, toffee or caramel kind of poke cake for weeks now.  Finally, I decided to come up with something myself, as, for once, I just could not find anything on the internet or in any recipe book.

You know that feeling, no matter how many recipes you look at, it's not right, not what you want !  Over the last couple of years, I have come to realise that when I'm in the mood for something specific, best is to make the recipe up myself.

There has been total write-offs, never to be repeated again dishes which started out this way, but many made the cut and I am happy to say, this is one of the best Poke Cakes I have had in a long time.


15 servings

1 Box Chocolate Cake Mix + the ingredients as per the box
3/4 cup Chocolate Chips  {the slivered kind works best}
1 1/2 cups Toffee Sauce   {any brand}
1 cup Fresh Cream
1 TB Caster Sugar
Any kind of Chocolate pieces to sprinkle over
Extra Toffee Sauce, for serving

1.) Prepare the Cake Mix, adding the Chocolate Chips last and bake using a 20 x 30cm oven dish, as per the instructions on the box - let cool completely.
2.) Use the handle of a wooden spoon and poke holes  all over the baked cake - fill the holes with 1 cup of Toffee Sauce - spread the remaining Sauce over the top.
3.} Beat the Cream until stiff peaks form - add in the Caster Sugar and beat just enough to combine - spoon over the layer of Toffee Sauce.
4.) Sprinkle the Chocolate pieces over the whipped Cream - chill at least 2 hours before serving.

Serve with extra Toffee Sauce drizzled over  {keep in mind that this is a super sweet treat!}.

Enjoy !

Double Chocolate Toffee Poke Cake


  1. This looks delicious! I would love for you to share this at Food on Friday at Tales of a Pee Dee Mama.

  2. You know I have a "thing" for poke cakes :) They are soooo addicting and I love all the different variations! Pinned this!

  3. Is this the cake you couldn't deliver lat week because your jet was being serviced? I have to say I truly want to lick the screen, as soon as I have a new oven I want poke cake!

  4. I didn't even know you could buy toffee sauce. Drooling...

  5. You have definitely caught my attention with this one Linda! And you are right, if you want it done right, make it yourself, ha!

  6. Hi, this cake sounds so good and I bet yummy too! I saw it on tuesday trivia.
    Julie from

  7. This looks so yummy! I love using toffee sauce in the "pokes" instead of condensed milk. Mmmmm! I found you on Tasty Tuesday.

    Lauren from

  8. Oh yummy! This looks fabulous...I can't wait to try it!
    Pinning now!


  9. Holy cow, this looks like heaven in poke cake form! I keep seeing all these awesome recipes for this floating around but yours is totally hitting the spot :) I love how you added toffee to the mix!

    Amy | Club Narwhal

  10. I love poke cakes! They're my new obsession! We'd love for you to come over to our newest link party over at The Inspiration Network: DELISH- a desserts only link party. Bring your desserts and let's party!!

    Melanie and Diana
    The Inspiration Network

  11. This looks wickedly delish! I have to go to the USA food shop here and see if they have some toffee or caramel topping.
    Saw your post on Krafty Cards Inspiration Thursday hop.
    Handmade at Warratahstree

  12. Oh MY!! Never heard of this cake before. Sounds wonderful!! Thanks for sharing it. Great picture too!

  13. wow, delightful in a spoon (or fork as you may prefer!) Totally awesome recipe! I am sure that I will visit again! Deb@

  14. This looks and sounds amazing. Thanks for sharing this recipe. :)

  15. This looks amazing! Two of my favorite flavors! Thanks pinning now! Love to have you visit me at

  16. That certainly looks amazing. I could eat it all.

  17. This cake looks amazing, you are invited to share this with Show Your Stuff:

  18. Delicious cake with an easy to follow and foolproof recipe. I'll be back for more

  19. Great day woman, this cake SCREAMS my name! My kind of chocolate poke cake for sure. Thanks so much for linking up at Swap N Share Sunday. This is on my 'to do' list. Yum
    Spatulas On Parade

  20. Thank you so much for sharing your awesome recipe with Full Plate Thursday. Hope you have had a great weekend and have a fabulous week.
    Come Back Soon!
    Miz Helen

  21. Sounds delish! I'm hosting a candle giveaway on my blog that you should enter!

  22. This look so sinfully good I can't wait to try it. Thanks for sharing at Krafty Inspiration Thursday Link Party, you have been chosen as one of the top 5 featured posts at tomorrows party.
    Have a lovely evening!
    Maria @ Krafty Cards etc.

  23. Wow. This looks awesomely delicious, Linda. Thanks for the recipe!! Linda

  24. Congratulations! This post is featured over at Diana Rambles today and has been pinned in the Featured at Diana Rambles board at Pinterest, Tweeted, and Recommended on G+. Please grab a featured button off my sidebar or via the link under the features. Thanks for sharing this awesome idea!

  25. Where I'm from we call this cake "Better then Sex" cake. Yummo!

  26. This poke cake looks awesome! Would love for you to link this project up with our new link party, Life Created Tuesdays. We'll be pinning and featuring blogs every week :)



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