Want to make an easy poke cake? Try out French Vanilla Poke Cake it’s super easy to make and has a sweet marshmallow flavor with slight butter-cream character or a zesty Lemon Blueberry Poke Cake!

Have you ever thought about using your coffee creamer for something other than coffee? It turns out that coffee creamer is delicious in a poke cake, especially French Vanilla! Although I like regular vanilla, for this cake I used French Vanilla for it’s sweet marshmallow flavor with slight butter-cream character.

French Vanilla Poke Cake

French Vanilla Poke Cake Ingredients:

  • 1 white cake mix and the ingredients your mix calls for
  • 2 cups French Vanilla creamer (Coffee-mate)
  • 8 oz whip cream (thawed)
  • 1 Cup toffee bits (optional)

French Vanilla Poke Cake Directions:

Start with the white cake mix. Make it according to the directions, but instead of water use French Vanilla Coffee-Mate Creamer, eggs and oil. Baked according to the directions on the box in a 13×9 pan.

vanilla poke cakeAfter the cake has cooled, poke holes with a wooden spoon handle and pour 1 cup of French Vanilla Coffee-mate. Place the cake into the refrigerator to chill for at least an hour while the absorbs the creamer.

One the creamer has absorbed and the cake is chilled top with whip cream and toffee bits. (You could use any fun topping. I just happen to love toffee.)poke cake

One nice thing about a making a poke cake is that they freeze quite well. You could easily freeze this cake and then just get a piece out here and there whenever you need a something sweet to eat.

Another one of my favorite poke cakes is a “Better than Sex Cake” and this Lemon Blueberry Poke Cake!

Yield: 15

French Vanilla Poke Cake

French Vanilla poke cake

French Vanilla Poke Cake is super easy to make and has a sweet marshmallow flavor with slight butter-cream character.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 white cake mix and the ingredients your mix calls for
  • 2 cups French Vanilla creamer
  • 8 ozs whip cream (thawed)
  • 1 Cup toffee bits (optional)

Instructions

  1. Start with the white cake mix. Make it according to the directions, but instead of water use French Vanilla Coffee-Mate Creamer, eggs and oil.
  2. Baked according to the directions on the box in a 13×9 pan.
  3. After the cake has cooled, poke holes with a wooden spoon handle and pour 1 cup of French Vanilla Coffee-mate.
  4. Place the cake into the refrigerator to chill for at least an hour while the absorbs the creamer.
  5. One the creamer has absorbed and the cake is chilled top with whip cream and toffee bits.

Lemon Blueberry Poke Cake

Lemon Blueberry Poke

Lemon poke cake ingredients:

1 box lemon cake mix
1 3.4 oz pkg lemon instant pudding
1 C sour cream
3/4 C water
3/4 C Canola oil
4 large eggs
1 8oz container of cool whip

Blueberry Jam Ingredients:

3 cups fresh blueberries
1/2 cup sugar

1 tbsp lemon zest
1/2 lemon, juiced
1 squeeze bottle

Blueberry Jam Directions:

Combine the blueberries, sugar and lemon zest and  juice in a stove top pot and mix until combined

Place pot onto medium heat and let the sugar and lemon juice, cook down the blueberries

Once the blueberries start to bubble, take a fork and mash

Turn your heat to low and let the blueberries continue to cook for a few more minutes

Remove from heat and let the jam thicken as it cools

Once cool enough to handle, pour 1/2 C jam into a squeeze bottle

Cake Directions:

Preheat your oven to 350 degrees and spray a 9inch baking dish with pam baking spray then set aside

Using a standing mixer, mix together the cake mix, pudding mix, sour cream, water, oil and eggs until combined and smooth

Pour batter into baking dish and bake in the oven for 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean

Once the cake has been baked, using the bottom of a wooden spoon, poke holes throughout the cake

Fill in the holes with the blueberry jam

Let the cake cool completely onto the counter before moving it into the fridge for overnight

Next day or 4 hours later:

Using the cool whip, frost the top of the cake using a angled spatula

Using the blueberry jam, pipe the lines going straight across the top of the cool whip

Using a toothpick, pull through the blueberry jam to make a zigzag effect in the topping

Cut and Enjoy!

Yield: 15

Lemon Blueberry Poke Cake

Lemon Blueberry Poke

Lemon Blueberry poke cake is a zesty easy to make cake.

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 box lemon cake mix
  • 1 3.4 oz pkg lemon instant pudding
  • 1 C sour cream
  • 3/4 C water
  • 3/4 C Canola oil
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 8oz container of cool whip
  • 3 cups fresh blueberries
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 tbsp lemon zest
  • 1/2 lemon, juiced

Instructions

Blueberry Jam Directions:

  1. Combine the blueberries, sugar and lemon zest and  juice in a stove top pot and mix until combined
  2. Place pot onto medium heat and let the sugar and lemon juice, cook down the blueberries
  3. Once the blueberries start to bubble, take a fork and mash
  4. Turn your heat to low and let the blueberries continue to cook for a few more minutes
  5. Remove from heat and let the jam thicken as it cools
  6. Once cool enough to handle, pour 1/2 C jam into a squeeze bottle

Cake Directions:

  1. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees and spray a 9inch baking dish with baking spray then set aside
  2. Using a standing mixer, mix together the cake mix, pudding mix, sour cream, water, oil and eggs until combined and smooth
  3. Pour batter into baking dish and bake in the oven for 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean
  4. Once the cake has been baked, using the bottom of a wooden spoon, poke holes throughout the cake
  5. Fill in the holes with the blueberry jam
  6. Let the cake cool completely onto the counter before moving it into the fridge for overnight
  7. Using the cool whip, frost the top of the cake using angled spatula
  8. Using the blueberry jam, pipe the lines going straight across the top of the cool whip
  9. Using a toothpick, pull through the blueberry jam to make a zigzag effect in the topping
  10. Cut and Enjoy!

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