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Banana Pudding Poke Cake

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  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 1 hr 55 min
  • Servings 15
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The flavours of banana cream pie come together in this easy and delicious poke cake!. Recipe by Coconut and Lime.
Created Jan 22, 2018
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  • 1 box Betty Crocker™ SuperMoist™ goldenyellow cake mix
  • Water, oil and eggs called for on cake mix box

  • 2 boxes (4-serving size each) banana instant pudding and pie filling mix
  • 3 cups cold milk

  • 3 cups frozen whipped topping, thawed
  • Sliced bananas
  • Vanilla wafer cookies


  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 13x9-inch pan with cooking spray.
  • 2
    Make and bake cake as directed on box for 13x9-inch pan; cool in pan on rack 5 minutes.
  • 3
    With handle of wooden spoon (1/4 to 1/2 inch in diameter), poke holes almost to bottom of cake every 1/2 inch, wiping spoon handle occasionally to reduce sticking.
  • 4
    Spread whipped topping over the pudding layer. Serve immediately, or refrigerate overnight to set further. Top with crushed Cheerios and banana slices immediately before serving.
  • 5
    In medium bowl, stir together Filling ingredients. Pour over cake immediately; spread evenly over surface, working back and forth to fill holes. (Some filling should remain on top of cake.) Refrigerate 1 hour.
  • 6
    Spread whipped topping evenly over cake. Just before serving, top with bananas and cookies. Cut into 5 rows by 3 rows.

Expert Tips

  • Tip 1
    Make sure to spread pudding over cake immediately after mixing, before it starts to thicken.
  • Tip 2
    Do not add bananas or cookies to top of cake until ready to serve, or they will become soggy.

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