I find that any dessert with Oreos in it is always incredibly satisfying! If you’re an Oreo lover too, then you’ll also enjoy my 3-ingredient Marshmallow Oreo Treats and super soft Oreo Pudding Cookies!
Oreo Poke Cake is an easy dessert to whip up while tasting like it took hours to make! I’ve literally thought of every way to pack Oreos into this dessert from the moist filling to the fluffy frosting, and then finishing it off with crushed Oreos!
Why I Love This Recipe!
- Boxed Mixes! The boxed chocolate cake mix and Jell-o Instant Pudding Mixes make this an easy, quick recipe to put together!
- Oreos! From the filling to the frosting and crushed Oreos on top this poke cake is loaded with everyone’s favorite cookie!
- Feeds A Crowd! This recipe makes a generously sized dessert in a 9×13 pan, the perfect size for bringing to potlucks!
- Easy Serving! Keep this pudding poke cake right in the pan you make it in for easy serving!
Oreo Poke Cake Ingredients
To whip up this sweet dessert you’ll be pairing a few store bought ingredients with some pantry staples! For the cake you’ll need:
- Duncan Hines Dark Chocolate Fudge Cake Mix
- Jell-O Instant Chocolate Fudge Pudding Mix
- Sour Cream
- Vegetable Oil
- Whole Milk
- Vanilla Extract
The cake filling is simply made of a package of Jell-O Oreo Instant Pudding Mix and whole milk. To finish up the poke cake with frosting you’ll need heavy cream, Jell-O Oreo Instant Pudding Mix, powdered sugar, and crushed Oreos to sprinkle on top of the cake!
I love easy desserts that are made of boxed mixes, especially when I want something quick but tasty! My chewy Brownie Cookies are another go-to doctored-up boxed mix dessert that is super popular!
How To Make Oreo Poke Cake
- Mix together the ingredients for the cake and then pour the batter into a greased baking pan. Bake until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean and then allow the warm cake to cool.
- Poke holes all over the cake using the handle of a wooden spoon.
- Spread the pudding mixture filling all over the cooled cake and then refrigerate it.
- Frost the cake and then sprinkle the crushed Oreos all over the top of it.
Delicious Variations To Try!
- To make this dessert more chocolatey you can substitute the filling for chocolate pudding or even Chocolate Ganache!
- Make a golden version of the dessert using yellow cake mix and golden Oreos!
- Swap out the frosting for Homemade Whipped Cream or cool whip instead! Just spread the whipped topping onto the cake and then sprinkle on the crushed Oreos!
- For a more traditional poke cake, skip the whole milk and pudding mix and just use sweetened condensed milk!
How Do I Crush The Oreos?
Place the Oreos inside a zip lock bag and use a rolling pin to roll over the closed bag. Crush them as much or as little as you’d like! You can also chop them up with a large sharp knife.
How To Store
Cover any leftovers and store them in the refrigerator for up to 3 days!
Poke cakes are such a fun, tasty way to mix up the dessert menu and potluck contribution! Here are more delicious poke cakes to share with your friends and family!
- Chocolate Peanut Butter Poke Cake – An easy and decadent sheet cake recipe with rich chocolate and salty peanut butter!
- Coconut Poke Cake – The perfect spring or summer dessert that’s loaded with coconut flavor!
- Kahlua Chocolate Poke Cake – A boozy dessert that’s baked in, soaked in, and frosted with Kahlua!
- Caramel Carrot Cake Poke Cake – Saturated in sweetened condensed milk, covered in fluffy frosting, and drenched in caramel sauce!
- Harry Potter Butterbeer Poke Cake – Every witch, wizard, and muggle will love this sweet, magical treat!
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Oreo Poke Cake
- 1 box Duncan Hines Dark Chocolate Fudge Cake Mix
- 1 (3.9 oz.) package Jell-O Instant Chocolate Fudge Pudding Mix dry
- 4 large eggs
- 1 cup sour cream
- 1 cup vegetable oil
- ½ cup whole milk divided
- 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
- ¼ teaspoon salt
- 1 (3.9 oz.) package Jell-O Oreo Instant Pudding Mix
- 2 cups whole milk
- 2 cups heavy cream
- ⅓ cup Jell-O Oreo Instant Pudding Mix dry
- ½ cup powdered sugar
- 1 cup Oreos crushed
- Preheat the oven to 350°F and grease a 9×13-inch baking pan with nonstick spray and set aside.
- In a large bowl or stand mixer fitted with a whisk attachment, mix together the cake mix, chocolate pudding mix, eggs, sour cream, vegetable oil, ½ cup milk, salt, and vanilla.
- Pour the batter into the prepared baking pan and bake for 30 to 35 minutes until a toothpick or cake tester inserted into the cetner comes out clean.
- Remove from oven and allow to cool completely in the pan and poke holes all over the cake with the handle of a wooden spoon.
- Prepare the pudding mix by whisking together the mix and 2 cups of cold milk in a medium bowl until smooth.
- Spread the prepared pudding over the top of the cooled cake and refrigerate for 1 hour.
- In a large bowl or stand mixer fitted with a paddle attachment, whip the heavy cream, ⅓ cup dry pudding mix, and powdered sugar on medium-high speed until light and fluffy, about 3 to 4 minutes.
- Spread out over the cake, then sprinkle the crushed Oreos over the top of the frosting.
- Want less cream and more chocolate? Substitute the filling for a chocolate pudding or ganache instead.
- Make a golden version with yellow cake and golden Oreos.
- You can also skip the frosting and top with an 8 oz. tub of thawed cool whip.
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Comments & Reviews
Rebecca Hubbell says
Hi Melissa, it is 1/3 cup of the powder pudding mix.
It calls for a third cup of Oreo pudding. Is that a box of Oreo pudding?
Nothing wrong with an Oreo Lava Cake!
I baked it for another 30 minutes, covered in foil, because the center was a soupy mess! Just the edges are crispy like the edges of a brownie in corners of pan, and center is still a little soft, but cooked. So I plan to call it “Oreo lava cake” for today, instead! ?
Oh no, I need to fix that. I’m so so sorry. How did it turn out?
I definitely added the chocolate syrup to the cake batter because it said “mix all cake ingredients” whomp whomp… Lol. Hopefully it still turns out!
It’s the 1 cup from the list, I just added clarification to the instructions. Thanks!
Christine A Moya says
Hello, I came across this recipe and was wondering about the chocolate syrup. It says to mix all the ingredients and bake, then after baking to drizzle the cake with syrup. It that the 1 cup from the list or additional?
Keith @ How's it Lookin? says
Looks great. Crushed oreos are a treat with any food, thanks for the idea
The Easy Oregon Poker Cake is beautiful
Thanks so much, Marissa!
marissa | rae gun ramblings says
my oh my that looks so so yummy!