I said Almost Better than Sex Poke Cake. That's how good this cake is. While I could've called it Chocolate Caramel Poke cake or something similar, it probably wouldn't have gotten your interest.
Everybody loves a good poke cake so how can you go wrong with chocolate, caramel and heath bar chips? You can't. Trust me, this poke cake will quickly become a favorite.
What? Never heard of poke cake? A poke cake is a cake that you poke holes in after you bake it. I wish I had an article to share with you about this, but no dice. So you will have to trust me on this one.
The holes are then filled with a filling like condensed milk, pureed fruit, chocolate cream, or pudding to add extra flavor in each bite. The possibilities are endless!
This Poke Cake is a chocolate cake filled with Caramel Ice Cream topping topped with whipped cream and heath toffee bits, which is basically toffee bits. How yummy is that? Caramel and Chocolate? How can you possibly resist this recipe?
What I think makes this poke cake is the heath toffee bits. If you happen to live in an area where you don't have access to heath toffee bits, you can use toffee bits or you can make your own by processing a toffee bar in your food processor.
What is a Poke Cake
I was curious where poke cakes come from. I couldn't find much history about them except it looks like it goes back to the early '70's.
But you don't have to be a brain surgeon to figure out what a poke cake is. It's a cake that you poke holes in after baking. The holes are then filled with condensed milk, pureed fruit, chocolate cream, or pudding to add a little more flavor into every bite.
Gather your Ingredients
You will need the following ingredients to make this Better than Sex Poke Cake recipe (see recipe card for quantities): German Chocolate Cake, Caramel Ice Cream Topping, Cool Whip, Condensed Milk and Heath Toffee Bits.
How to Make Almost Better than Sex Poke Cake
- Bake Chocolate cake according to directions on the box in a 9 x13 pan.
- When the cake is done, remove it from the oven and poke holes close together using the handle of a wooden spoon.
- Pour a can of condensed milk over the cake, then pour a jar of caramel sauce over the cake.
- Place the cake in the refrigerator and let it cool.
- When ready to serve, remove the cake from the refrigerator. Frost cake with Cool Whip and sprinkle with heath toffee bits.
Printable Recipe Card
Almost Better than Sex Poke Cake
- Baking Dish
- 15 ¼ oz German Chocolate Cake, 1 box
- 11 ¾ oz Caramel Ice Cream Topping
- 8 oz Whipped Topping
- 10 oz Sweetened Condensed Milk
- 5 oz Heath Toffee Bits
- Bake Chocolate cake according to the directions on the box in a 9 x 13 pan.
- When cake is done, remove from oven and poke holes close together using the handle of a wooden spoon.
- Pour can of condensed milk over cake, then pour jar of caramel sauce over cake.
- Place cake in refrigerator and let cool.
- When ready to serve, remove cake from refrigerator. Frost cake with Cool Whip and sprinkle with heath bar bits.
Nutritional information provided for this recipe is based on 1 serving. This information is an estimate and may vary based on several factors. If nutritional information is important to you and your diet, please verify this recipe with a Registered Dietitian.