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I have no idea why but here lately I have been on a baking kick. Now if you know me at all then you know that baking really isn’t my thing. I think the thing with baking is that it’s truly scientific and you have to get all of your measurements correct or it’s going to be a big, fat failure. I am more of a throw it all together and not measure anything kind of cook. Casseroles? Yes. Pasta meals? Yes. Soups? Yes. I can make all of those things in my sleep. Baking things? I’m pretty hit or miss on. HA! So when I tell you that I made the most amazing Butterfinger Poke Cake that you have ever tasted in your whole, entire life then you better listen up because I do not use those words lightly. HA!
Ahhh poke cakes. I have a special place in my heart (and my stomach!) that is just for poke cakes. There is just something about poking all of those little holes in a freshly baked cake and filling them all the the nectar of the Gods (sweetened condensed milk). Am I right? I recently redid my Coconut Cream Poke Cake and it was in that very moment that I realized how much I was holding out on you guys by not telling you about my second favorite poke cake recipe…Butterfinger!
I mean just take a look at all of this sinful yumminess…
…and it tastes even better than it looks!! Trust me on this guys.
PS- do Butterfingers remind anyone else of Bart Simpson? Or am I really just that old? HA! Weirdly enough, I also associate Dr Peppers with Bart too. I really need to quit associating my food with cartoon characters.
One of the things I love most about a poke cake is how moist they are! Yes, I said moist. Gross. LOL! But really though, keeping them covered in the fridge is a must and I think I and this cake in there for a solid week and it tasted yummy until the last piece!
And I may or may not have just admitted to eating an entire cake…OOPS!!
And because this cake wasn’t sinful enough on it’s own I drizzled my plat with chocolate syrup and caramel syrup before plating it. Cause I’m FANCY y’all. Or something like that…
Before I forget I found a bag of Butterfinger pieces in the baking aisle at my local WalMart that I used to top this cake with. If you can’t find those you can always go old school and just buy a couple of Butterfinger candy bars and beat them up, it all tastes the same!
The recipe is below for those who want to try it…
Have you ever made a poke cake??
Do you like Butterfingers??
- 1 yellow cake mix
- 1 can sweetened condensed milk
- chocolate syrup
- caramel syrup
- 1 small tub Cool Whip
- 1 bag Butterfinger Pieces
- Make yellow cake according to directions on box.
- When cake is finished baking, let it cool off for about five minutes and then poke holes in it all over the top.
- Pour the whole can of sweetened condensed milk over the top of the cake. Then pour some chocolate syrup and caramel syrup all over the top as well (you can just this according to taste).
- Cover the cake and put it in the fridge to cool.
- When cake is cool and all of the milk and syrups are soaked in take the Cool Whip and spread it all over the top.
- Drizzle more chocolate syrup and caramel syrup all over the top as well. Then sprinkle on the Butterfinger Pieces!
O my, I love Butterfinger and this poke cake looks so tempting! I can’t wait to try the recipe.
Stacie @ Divine Lifestyle says
That looks absolutely amazing! I’ve made Butterfinger pie and cupcakes, and they were all awesome. Time to make a cake, I guess!
This does sound amazing! I love Butterfinger bars, and I can only imagine how fantastic this cake is with crumbled Butterfingers as a topping!
Joanna @ Everyday Made Fresh says
Oh my, wow! I love Butterfingers but never grab them from the candy lane at checkout, I’m a sucker for Reese’s. Anyway, you’ve just made me decide that I need a Butterfinger, stat!
OMG this looks like heaven! I have GOT to try this!
Yup, I’m making this asap. Looks delicious and I love me some butterfinger.
Claudia Krusch says
This Butterfinger Poke Cake is sure to become the new family favorite. I will have to make one to serve as dessert at our BBQ this weekend. I am always looking for new recipes to try.
Joely Smith says
I do love Butterfinger and a great poke cake. I like how easy your recipe looks. Will give it a try!
Jennifer G says
This looks amazingly delicious. I’m going to have to try to make this soon I have a lot of butterfinger lovers in this house.
Melissa Dixon says
Oh wow that looks like a delicious cake! I have never thought to use candy bars this way but now I have to!
This looks so delicious! I love butterfingers, so I know I would love this. I need to save this recipe so I can make it.
TIm B says
Delicious! This cake looks incredible! I miss Butterfingers…we haven’t been able to have them around the house because of my kids food allergies. Still grab one now and then when I’m out and about without them though :-)
This cake looks good even though I don’t care for butterfinger. I rather have snickers or a milky way. Yum!
Jillian Spellman says
Butterfinger was my favorite candy growing up. This dessert looks divine! I can’t wait to give it a try.
Chrystal | Nevermore Lane says
Butterfinger is one of my faves even though I dont eat them much anymore. I havent made a poke cake in ages, but looks like I am going to have to.
Looks so delicious! I have never had butterfinger cake, this recipe looks pretty easy to follow! Can’t wait to try this for next birthday party!
Lisa Heath says
I have 3 types of chocolate candies I cannot turn down, Reeses PB Cups, York Peppermint Patties and Butterfingers. This looks absolutely DELICIOUS!
Okay my mouth is watering and I need that cake in my mouth!! Wow that looks so good.
That looks so good! And that is going to be our dessert tonight! Thanks for the recipe!
Angela Ricardo Bethea says
That butterfinger poke cake looks absolutely yummy! Butterfingers were one of the things I liked to eat during my childhood so I’d totally need to give this a try.
O-M-G! Butterfinger is one of my favorite chocolates. I’m definitely saving this recipe for a special occasion. Thank you for sharing!
Amber K says
Everything about this is screaming to me! It looks and sounds like an incredible dessert.