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Reese’s Poke Cake

How to Make A Poke Cake with Reese’s Pieces

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If you are craving something sweet, look no further.

This Reese’s Poke Cake is filled with peanut butter, chocolate goodness and it’s so easy to make!

Poke cakes are a fun way to fill the inside of cakes without difficult steps. Just poke holes, fill and eat!

slice of reese's poke cake

If you looking for another cake recipe try our No Bake Starburst Cheesecake and learn How to Make A Cartoon Cake at Home

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  • Keep this away heat as the candy and chocolate will melt.
  • Leftovers can be stored in an airtight container in the fridge.
slice of reese's poke cake on white plate

Reese’s Poke Cake

COURSE: Dessert
Servings 12
PREP TIME: 1 hour 10 minutes
COOK TIME: 30 minutes
TOTAL TIME: 1 hour 40 minutes
How to make a Reese's Poke Cake at home


  • 2 1/4 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 cups brown sugar
  • 1 cup peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs
  • 6 oz. box instant chocolate pudding
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 can vanilla frosting
  • 1 cup reese’s pieces candy


  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and in a large mixing bowl combine brown sugar, eggs, butter, vanilla, peanut butter, and stir until light and fluffy.
  • In another medium size bowl mix together flour, baking powder, baking soda, and then pour into the bowl of wet ingredients and stir, until a creamy cake-like batter has formed.
  • Pour into a 9×11 baking dish and bake for 25-30 minutes. Remove from the oven and let cool for 15 minutes while you begin to mix up the chocolate pudding.
  • In a large bowl combine pudding mix and milk and stir until a thick pudding has formed, let sit in the fridge until ready to use.
  • Take the end of a wooden spoon and poke 12 holes in your peanut butter cake and then pour the chocolate pudding in each of the holes.
  • Top with vanilla frosting and swirl the vanilla frosting with any leftover chocolate pudding.
  • Top with Reece’s pieces candy and a drizzle of chocolate syrup.
  • Cut into slices and Enjoy.
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