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Banana Cream Pie Poke Cake Recipe

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 25 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Chill: 1 hour
Total Time: 2 hours
Servings: 12
Calories: 342kcal
Banana Cream Pie Poke Cake is an easy cake mix recipe that is sweet, flavorful, and delicious. Light and full of banana flavor, this is the perfect anytime cake!
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Ingredients

  • 15.25 ounces yellow cake mix 1 box
  • Eggs, oil, and water per cake mix directions
  • 6.8 ounces instant banana pudding mix 2 packages
  • 4 cups milk cold
  • 8 ounces Cool Whip thawed
  • 1 ½ cups vanilla wafers
  • 1 banana sliced

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease a 9x13-inch pan with nonstick spray.
    15.25 ounces yellow cake mix, Eggs, oil, and water per cake mix directions
    ingredients for banana cream pie poke cake
  • Prepare the cake mix and bake the cake per the box directions. Allow the cake to cool for 10 minutes.
    yellow cake in a glass baking dish
  • Take the back of a wooden spoon (chopstick) and poke a hole almost to the bottom of the cake. Repeat this process all over the cake. Set aside.
    yellow cake with holes poked in it
  • In a medium bowl, whisk together the pudding mix and milk just until combined. Immediately pour the pudding evenly over the cake.
    6.8 ounces instant banana pudding mix, 4 cups milk
    pouring pudding mixture on top of cake in a glass baking dish
  • Cover the cake with plastic wrap and place it in the refrigerator for at least one hour to let the pudding set.
    pudding mixture on top of baked cake in a glass baking dish
  • Remove the cake from the refrigerator. Spread the Cool Whip over the top of the cake.
    8 ounces Cool Whip
    whipped cream on top of cake in a glass baking dish
  • Place some whole wafers on top of the Cool Whip, then crush the rest of the wafers and sprinkle the crumbs over the top. Place the banana slices over the crumbs prior to serving.
    1 ½ cups vanilla wafers, 1 banana
    hand placing sliced bananas on top of banana cream pie poke cake

Nutrition

Calories: 342kcal | Carbohydrates: 66g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 11mg | Sodium: 607mg | Potassium: 194mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 41g | Vitamin A: 171IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 190mg | Iron: 1mg