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Creamy and Luscious Cadbury Crème Egg Poke Cake

This Easter, take your favorite Easter candy to the next level with this easy Cadbury Crème Egg Poke Cake recipe. A rich chocolate cake with sweet creme filling topped with frosting and Cadbury creme eggs makes the perfect treat for chocolate lovers.

Cadbury Crème Egg Poke Cake

The rich chocolate cake with a decadent sweet creme filling topped with frosting and Cadbury creme eggs makes the perfect treat for chocolate lovers.

Why You’ll Love This Egg Poke Cake

  • The Creamy and Luscious Cadbury Crème Egg Poke Cake is the perfect dessert or family activity.
  • The easy-to-follow recipe outlines a clear list of ingredients and directions for creating the Crème Egg Poke Cake.
  • The recipe provides options to scale back on its rich sweetness, allowing for health-conscious guests to also enjoy its benefits. 
  • This recipe is also ideal as a dessert in family gatherings, children's activities, and as a homemade gift during special occasions.

The chocolate cake is super moist with melted creme eggs and then it’s poked again for a decadent filling.

Topped with frosting and more Cadbury Creme Eggs, this is one recipe that chocolate fans just can’t resist!

Enjoy the flavors of your favorite Easter candy in a delicious poke cake.

You’ll find the specific ingredient amounts and detailed instructions in the printable recipe at the bottom of this post.

Cadbury Crème Egg Poke Cake

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Equipment Needed to Make Egg Poke Cake

Ingredients For Your Creamy and Luscious Cadbury Crème Egg Poke Cake

For the Cake:

  • Chocolate Cake Mix

For The Filling: 

  • Light Corn Syrup
  • Unsalted Butter
  • Vanilla Extract
  • Salt
  • Sugar
  • Yellow Food Coloring

For Decorating:

  • Chocolate Frosting
  • 12 Cadbury Crème Eggs

How To Make A Creamy and Luscious Cadbury Crème Egg Poke Cake

Step 1: Bake the Cake

Cadbury Crème Egg Poke Cake

Bake the chocolate cake in a 9×13 baking dish according to the package instructions. Allow the cake to cool completely, then use the handle of a wooden spoon to poke holes in the cake.

Step 2: Prep the Filling

Cadbury Crème Egg Poke Cake

To make the cream filling, pour the corn syrup, butter, vanilla, and salt in a medium saucepan. Cook over medium-low heat until the butter is melted, and the ingredients are just beginning to simmer.

Cadbury Crème Egg Poke Cake

Reduce the heat to low and add the powdered sugar.

Whisk until the sugar is fully incorporated, then remove from heat.

Cadbury Crème Egg Poke Cake

Spoon half the mixture into the holes on the cake, making sure not to completely fill each hole.

Cadbury Crème Egg Poke Cake

Add the yellow food coloring to the remaining filling and stir to combine.

Cadbury Crème Egg Poke Cake

If the filling begins to harden, reheat it over low heat until it melts again. Spoon the remaining filling over the top of the holes in the cake.

Step 3: Rest the Cake and Decorate

Cadbury Crème Egg Poke Cake

Let the cake rest at room temperature for at least one hour, until the filling is set. Spread the chocolate frosting over the top of the cake.

Cadbury Crème Egg Poke Cake

Cut six of the Cadbury eggs in half and decorate the top of the cake with the egg halves. Finely chop the remaining eggs and sprinkle the pieces over the top of the cake.

Serve and enjoy.

Cadbury Crème Egg Poke Cake

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What to Serve with Your Cadbury Crème Egg Poke Cake

Milk

Such a simple combination, but so satisfying. The airy and sweet cake flavor goes well with either a warm or cold cup of milk.

Drinks

If you don't like milk, you can substitute a cup of tea or coffee. The sweetness of the egg poke cake pairs well with the aroma of a cup of tea or coffee.

Popular Substitutions & Additions

While the mixture is being made, you can add chocolate chips. For added texture, consider adding or topping some of the following:

  • Chocolate Chips
  • Chocolate Wafers
  • Oatmeal
  • Pretzels
  • Cereal
  • Dried Fruits
  • Mixed Nuts
  • Shredded Coconut
  • Crushed Toffee Bars
  • Coffee
  • Marshmallows
Cadbury Crème Egg Poke Cake

How To Store Creamy and Luscious Cadbury Crème Egg Poke Cake

Best Way To Store Poke Cake Leftover

Always keep them in an airtight container to prevent contamination and drying out from the air. They can be stored at room temperature and out of direct sunlight for a day.

How Long Will Creamy and Luscious Cadbury Crème Egg Poke Cake Last In the Fridge?

Freshly baked egg poke cake will keep in the fridge for about a week if properly stored; cover with foil or plastic wrap when refrigerating to prevent cupcakes from drying out.

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Cadbury Crème Egg Poke Cake

Cadbury Crème Egg Poke Cake FAQs

What is a poke cake?

What's the most fun you can have with your dessert? Well, other than eating it of course! A poke cake takes this idea to a whole new level by baking a single layer and then intentionally poking holes in order for something creamy or liquid to fill them up. The result is a flavorful moistened cake!

Can I tell if the cake is ready?

Yes, you can either remove the cake from the oven or leave them in there. Gently press the cake down.

They're done if the cake bounces back completely. If your finger left a smudge on the cake, they require additional time.

Can I prepare them in advance?

Yes. The egg poke cake can be made 2 days ahead of time and stored at room temperature in an airtight container. The filling can also be made 2-3 days ahead of time and refrigerated in an airtight container.

When you're ready to fill the cakes, place the filling on the counter to come to room temperature and thoroughly mix it before using it.

Can I Freeze Poke Cake?

This egg poke cake can be frozen for up to 3 months. Thaw in the refrigerator overnight.

The filling can also be frozen for up to 3 months. Thaw in the refrigerator overnight, then bring to room temperature and thoroughly mix before using.

Can I add sprinkles to the Cadbury Crème Egg Poke Cake?

Yes, be creative as possible when decorating your egg poke cake. Sometimes, the more the merrier.

Can I skip adding frosting?

Yes. Even simply sprinkling powdered sugar on top of egg poke cake makes an excellent topping. Peanut butter, marshmallow fluff, and honey are also tasty options.

Sprinkles, chocolate chips, or sliced fruit can be added as a final decorative touch.

Cadbury Crème Egg Poke Cake

How Do you Poke a Hole in a Poke Cake?

Using the handle of a wooden spoon or a wide straw, poke holes through the cake about 1 inch apart. Make sure the holes aren't too close together.

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Other Cake Recipes You’ll Love

With this easy Cadbury Crème Egg Poke Cake recipe, you can take your favorite Easter delicacy to the next level this Easter.

The perfect chocolate dessert is a rich chocolate cake with a sweet creme filling topped with icing and Cadbury creme eggs.

The perfect treat for chocolate lovers is a rich chocolate cake with a luscious sweet creme filling topped with chocolate frosting and Cadbury creme eggs.

With melting creme eggs, the chocolate cake is very moist, and then it's punctured again for a luscious filling.

This recipe, topped with icing and additional Cadbury Creme Eggs, is one that chocolate lovers can't get enough of!

In a wonderful poke cake, you can enjoy the flavors of your favorite Easter candy. Aside from Creamy and Luscious Cadbury Crème Egg Poke Cake, you may try these fun and exciting recipes below:

Cadbury Crème Egg Poke Cake

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This is a perfect little treat to make for Easter, and it's sure to please young and old alike.  It's rich and thick and so chocolaty. 

You can make this ahead of time, and have it done to serve when you need it. 

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Cadbury Crème Egg Poke Cake

Cadbury Crème Egg Poke Cake Recipe

Yield: 12

Cadbury Crème Egg Poke Cake

Cadbury Crème Egg Poke Cake

This Easter, take your favorite Easter candy to the next level with this easy Cadbury Crème Egg Poke Cake recipe. A rich chocolate cake with sweet creme filling topped with frosting and Cadbury creme eggs makes the perfect treat for chocolate lovers.

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Additional Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 50 minutes

Ingredients

  • Ingredients:
  • 1 box chocolate cake mix, prepared
  • For the Filling:
  • 1/2 cup light corn syrup
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3 cups powdered sugar
  • Yellow food coloring
  • For Decorating:
  • 1 container chocolate frosting
  • 12 Cadbury Crème Eggs

Instructions

  1. Bake the chocolate cake in a 9x13 baking dish according to the package instructions.
  2. Allow the cake to cool completely, then use the handle of a wooden spoon to poke holes in the cake.
  3. To make the cream filling, pour the corn syrup, butter, vanilla, and salt in a medium saucepan. Cook over medium-low heat until the butter is melted and the ingredients are just beginning to simmer.
  4. Reduce the heat to low and add the powdered sugar. Whisk until the sugar is fully incorporated, then remove from heat.
  5. Spoon half the mixture into the holes on the cake, making sure not to completely fill each hole.
  6. Add the yellow food coloring to the remaining filling and stir to combine. If the filling begins to harden, reheat it over low heat until it melts again. Spoon the remaining filling over the top of the holes in the cake.
  7. Let the cake rest at room temperature for at least one hour, until the filling, is set.
  8. Spread the chocolate frosting over the top of the cake.
  9. Cut six of the Cadbury eggs in half and decorate the top of the cake with the egg halves.
  10. Finely chop the remaining eggs and sprinkle the pieces over the top of the cake.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

12

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 348Total Fat: 10gSaturated Fat: 7gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 15mgSodium: 90mgCarbohydrates: 65gFiber: 0gSugar: 60gProtein: 2g

Nutritional information is automatically calculated with ingredients and serving size and may not be accurate. Please always double check with your own nutritional apps as well.

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