Remove the cake from the oven and allow to cool for 5-10 mins. Hey, I’m thrilled you’ve stopped by today! You can even add sea salt to the sauce and make it salted caramel sauce if you'd like. Prior to serving, spread whipped topping over cake and top with chopped chocolate bars. I'm Krista. And check out more fun patriotic recipes for your celebrations this summer! I’m sure you’ve already guessed that I love desserts. I will always respect, admire, and love those who have, who do and those who willingly sacrifice holidays, birthdays, anniversaries, time with their families, their health and even their lives to protect this country and all those within her borders. Pour into a greased 9x13 pan and bake for 28-30 minutes. If so, you’ve come to the right place. Prepare and bake cake mix according to directions on box, using a 9 x 13 cake pan. Cover and store in refrigerator. Elizabeth @ Confessions of a Baking Queen, 1 chocolate cake mix + ingredients from back of box, 1 1/2 cups cooled coffee (substitute this for the water in the cake), 1 cup caramel ice cream topping + extra for drizzling (Hershey's), 1 box instant white chocolate pudding (3.4 oz. It might spatter and could burn. Slowly stir the mixture until it comes to a boil. I survive our crazy days with Vanilla Coke, Sonic slushies, sweet snuggles and little giggles. Supporting the troops is definitely something I can get behind. Right now MARS/Wrigley is showing appreciation of our troops by donating M&M’s® to the troops for every bag purchased at Walmart. This Chocolate Caramel Poke Cake is honestly the best cake I’ve ever had. Pretty Chic Theme By: Pretty Darn Cute Design. Well, there’s Skittles® Red, White, & Blue too! A not-too-sweet chocolate cake that is moist, light and fluffy and perfect for poke cakes. German chocolate cake mix 1 can sweetened condensed milk 1 pt. Did you know that M&M’s® were originally created for the troops? Cool 10 minutes. In a large mixing bowl cream together sugar and butter. We FINALLY added a beautiful little girl to our family last December. The website found at whilehewasnapping.com and all subdomains, Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License. Filed Under: Recipes Tagged With: recipes. I used to help my grandma when I was little and what I remember most are the arm cramps I got from stirring the pot. If your cake is domed after you bake it, you can use a spatula to pull the caramel back to the middle as it soaks in and cools down. This looks so delicious. You can give the knife a twist after you poke it in the cake to make the holes a bit bigger. It’s tough to stop after one piece…unless I think of the amount of calories in one piece! I found this recipe in a small town’s recipe cookbook. I’ve got a quick and easy version for you too. I tweaked it slightly to fit my needs for this recipe. Or sweet and salty. (I originally found this recipe on leafytreetopspot.blogspot.com a few years ago and I LOVE it. If purchasing a bag of M&M’s® or Skittles® can help lift a service member’s day with a small treat, it’s the least I can do. Be careful, the caramel will still be hot! Remove from heat and slowly stir in the whipping cream. Select stores will have representatives sharing more information about the “1 For You, 1 For the Troops” campaign exclusively at Walmart. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Using the end of a wooden spoon handle, poke at least 20 holes in warm cake. Pour the other half of the caramel on top and let it soak in. One of my favorites to eat and make! Slice and serve topped with whipped cream, pretzel sticks and M&M's® Red, White & Blue Milk Chocolate for the perfect sweet and salty ode to America. The more holes there are, the more caramel will soak in. You'll probably have to cut the caramel on the cake with kitchen shears, but I love the chewy texture. The caramel will soak in better. 1 9 x13 chocolate cake either boxed or homemade recipe below Pour condensed milk over cake. Quick & easy chocolate caramel poke cake ready to serve in 45 minutes! Mix up the cake mix according to the package directions. Slowly drizzle the sweetened condensed milk mixture all over the cake. Poke your knife into the cake and give it a little twist to make the holes bigger. If you really want to “Wow” your next party, this is the cake that you’re going to want to bring to the party. Your email address will not be published. Prepare and bake cake mix according to directions on box, using a 9 x 13 cake pan. While He Was Napping respects your privacy and is committed to keeping any personal information collected on this website confidential. Activity & Party Planning Inspiration for All Ages! Cool the cake completely. We call that cake Better Than Sex around here and it’s my fave! There’s no heavy arm work! Reduce heat to medium low and let boil 4 minutes without stirring. Amanda Taylor @ Survival Guide by The Working Mom, 1 jar (12 oz) squeezable caramel ice cream topping, 1 carton (12 oz) whipped topping (Cool Whip). When the cake is finished, allow to cool for about 10 minutes, then poke holes all over cake (about 1-inch) intervals using a wooden spoon handle. CARAMEL SAUCE RECIPE How to make chocolate caramel poke cake: First, preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Next, make the cake mix according to package directions and bake in a well-greased 9×13 pan according to package. You can give the knife a twist after you poke it in the cake to make the holes a bit bigger. Pour half the caramel over the cake …