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Christmas Red Velvet Poke Cake

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Red Velvet Poke Cake is a delicious, moist holiday cake with a vanilla filling. Add all your favorite Christmas sprinkles to this red and green cake and you will have a super festive dessert.

Have you been on the poke cake craze? We have! These desserts are so much fun and taste so good. Our top three favorites here are Heath Bar Poke Cake, S’mores Poke Cake, and Pineapple Poke Cake. Go check them out!

Red Velvet Poke Cake is a delicious, moist holiday cake with a vanilla filling. Such a super festive dessert everyone loves.

Christmas Red Velvet Poke Cake

So here is the basics of how to make a poke cake: it’s a boxed cake mix that is cooked and then filled with a vanilla pudding mixture. It’s very easy to do and really kicks up a plain cake recipe.

Ingredients:

  • Red Velvet cake mix
  • Vanilla Pudding Mix
  • Milk
  • Heavy cream
  • Green food coloring
  • Assorted Christmas sprinkles

Red Velvet Poke Cake is a delicious, moist holiday cake with a vanilla filling. Such a super festive dessert everyone loves.

Red Velvet Poke Cake Recipe

To make this poke cake, first you will follow along with the instructions on whichever boxed mix you’ve picked.

Once it’s baked and is beginning to cool, you need to poke holes all over with the bottom of a wooden spoon. Hint: if you want to get kids involved in the holiday baking this is a fun thing for them to do!

Then, mix up your filling by whisking together pudding mix and milk. Pour that over the cake so that it pours into the holes. Use a spatula to spread it out evenly and then let it sit in the fridge to set up.

Lastly, we make the topping which is simply heavy cream, whipped up until it forms peaks. Spread that on top and cover in sprinkles.

Red Velvet Poke Cake is a delicious, moist holiday cake with a vanilla filling. Such a super festive dessert everyone loves.

Servings: 18

Christmas Red Velvet Poke Cake

Red Velvet Poke Cake is a delicious, moist holiday cake with a vanilla filling. Such a super festive dessert everyone loves.

Ingredients

Cake Ingredients:

  • 1 box red velvet cake mix

Filling and Topping:

  • 2 3.4oz. boxes Instant Vanilla Pudding Mix
  • 4 cups whole milk
  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • 10 drops green food coloring

For the Garnish:

  • red sugar sprinkles
  • green sugar sprinkles
  • snowflake sprinkles
  • white chocolate shavings

Instructions

  1. Directions:
  2. Prepare your cake mix as indicated on the box.
  3. Once baked, poke holes all over prepared cake with the back of a wooden spoon.

  4. Whisk together pudding mix and milk until blended.
  5. Pour over the cake and smooth into hole with a spatula.
  6. Allow the pudding to set in the refrigerator for a few hours.
  7. Beat heavy cream until soft peaks form.
  8. Add green food coloring and fold to combine.
  9. Spread evenly over the top of the cake and top with sprinkles and white chocolate shavings.
  10. Serve immediately or refrigerate before serving.
Nutrition Facts
Christmas Red Velvet Poke Cake
Amount Per Serving (18 g)
Calories 213 Calories from Fat 126
% Daily Value*
Fat 14g22%
Saturated Fat 7g44%
Cholesterol 37mg12%
Sodium 232mg10%
Potassium 184mg5%
Carbohydrates 21g7%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 12g13%
Protein 4g8%
Vitamin A 500IU10%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 120mg12%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Red Velvet Poke Cake is a delicious, moist holiday cake with a vanilla filling. Such a super festive dessert everyone loves.

 

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