CINNAMON ROLL POKE CAKE

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Cinnamon roll poke cake is so easy to prepare and really does taste like a cinnamon roll.

Cinnamon Roll Poke Cake The Southern Lady Cooks

 

Poke cakes are easy to put together and seem to always be a hit when I serve them. This cake is fabulous for any gathering or event. It’s a big hit for a brunch with a hot cup of coffee.

Cinnamon Roll Poke Cake

1 (15.25 ounce) white cake mix, plus ingredients to prepare the cake

Cake Filling Ingredients

1 (14 ounce) can of sweetened condensed milk

1/2 cup of brown sugar

4 tablespoons of melted butter

1 teaspoon of cinnamon

1 teaspoon of vanilla

Frosting ingredients

1/2 cup butter or margarine or 8 tablespoons or 1 stick, softened

1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1 (16 ounce) box powdered sugar or about 3 1/2 cups

1 cup of chopped pecans

Bake cake according to directions on the cake box. Let cake cool for 10 minutes and then using the handle of a wooden spoon (or something similar in size) poke holes in cake one inch apart. Mix cake filling ingredients and gently pour over cake. Let cake cool completely and then frost with cream cheese frosting.

Frosting Directions:

Beat together butter and cheese with mixer.  Add vanilla extract and powdered sugar and continue mixing until frosting is smooth and of spreading consistency. Spread on cake and top with chopped pecans.

Cinnamon Roll Poke Cake The Southern Lady Cooks

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Cinnamon Roll Poke Cake

Poke cakes are so easy and this one tastes just like a cinnamon roll!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Cake, Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Cinnamon Roll Poke Cake
Servings: 8 servings
Author: The Southern Lady Cooks

Ingredients

  • 1 15.25 ounce white cake mix, plus ingredients to prepare the cake

Cake Filling Ingredients

  • 1 14 ounce can of sweetened condensed milk
  • 1/2 cup of brown sugar
  • 4 tablespoons of melted butter
  • 1 teaspoon of cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla

Frosting ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine or 8 tablespoons or 1 stick softened
  • 1 8 ounce package cream cheese, softened
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 16 ounce box powdered sugar or about 3 1/2 cups
  • 1 cup of chopped pecans

Instructions

  • Bake cake according to directions on the cake box. Let cake cool for 10 minutes and then using the handle of a wooden spoon (or something similar in size) poke holes in cake one inch apart. Mix cake filling ingredients and gently pour over cake. Let cake cool completely and then frost with cream cheese frosting.

Frosting Directions:

  • Beat together butter and cheese with mixer. Add vanilla extract and powdered sugar and continue mixing until frosting is smooth and of spreading consistency. Spread on cake and top with chopped pecans.

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