Boston Cream Pie Poke Cake

Boston Cream Pie Poke Cake

This Boston cream pie poke cake with homemade chocolate frosting is so good! I love when cakes incorporate pudding mix into the recipe because they are so moist and creamy.

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword boston cream pie poke cake, boston cream pie poke cake recipe
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 22 minutes
Total Time 37 minutes
Servings 16 servings
Calories 527 kcal



  • 4 eggs
  • 2/3 C 2% milk
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 2 1/4 C flour
  • 1 1/2 C sugar
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 3/4 tsp salt
  • 1 C unsalted sweet cream butter cut into cubes
  • 2 TBSP canola oil
  • 1/3 C vanilla pudding mix

Vanilla pudding:

  • 1 box vanilla pudding mix
  • 2 C 2% milk


  • 1 C unsalted sweet cream butter
  • 3 C powder sugar
  • 5 TBSP heavy whipping cream
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1/2 C coco powder



  1. Preheat your oven to 350 degree's
  2. Spray your baking dish with pam spray and set aside
  3. Using a medium bowl, whisk together eggs, milk and vanilla.
  4. In a standing mixer, stir together flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt.
  5. Add in the butter, one cube at a time and mix until corse crumbs
  6. Add in half of the egg mixture and oil, beat the batter until it is light and fluffy.
  7. Add in the remaining egg mixture and pudding and mix until combined.
  8. Pour batter into the baking dish and bake for 22 minutes
  9. Once done set aside


  1. Combine the milk and pudding mix into a medium bowl and mix for 1 minute and set aside
  2. Using the bottom of a wooden spoon poke holes into the cake and pour the pudding over the cake
  3. Place cake into the fridge for 4 hours


  1. In a standing mixer, combine all ingredients and mix until smooth and fluffy
  2. Scoop frosting into a piping bag
  3. Pipe stars onto the cooled cake and serve with a glass of milk of Coffee!
Nutrition Facts
Boston Cream Pie Poke Cake
Amount Per Serving
Calories 527 Calories from Fat 252
% Daily Value*
Fat 28g43%
Saturated Fat 16g100%
Cholesterol 111mg37%
Sodium 191mg8%
Potassium 203mg6%
Carbohydrates 64g21%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 48g53%
Protein 5g10%
Vitamin A 880IU18%
Vitamin C 0.1mg0%
Calcium 96mg10%
Iron 1.4mg8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.