Poke Cake

    Poke cakes range from traditional cakes using forks to poke holes in them then topped with a syrup that runs into the holes, to modern poke cakes with large holes that are filled with jelly or puddings that can clearly be seen when sliced.

    26 Recipes




    Global Cuisine

    12 reviews

    A very moist and fruity cake that uses the whole orange for its amazing flavour. Cooking the oranges twice makes the skin less bitter.

    Recipe by: figandcherry

    78 reviews

    Pineapple and carrot are a great combination. This cake is extremely moist and flavourful and is topped with a buttermilk glaze while still warm.

    Recipe by: heybejay

    3 reviews

    This is a lovely syrupy cake that uses ground almonds and polenta instead of flour. Great for afternoon tea.

    Recipe by: kiminal

    45 reviews

    This is a dense German style lemon pound cake with a lemon glaze which is poured over the top so it soaks into the cake.

    Recipe by: MISS ALIX

    215 reviews

    This is the greatest cinnamon cake I have made, I think it is adding the cinnamon syrup using the poke cake method at the end that makes all the difference. Serve warm for best results.

    Recipe by: Leta Harris

    No reviews

    This is a very moist cake which improves if left to mellow for a day or two. This is a good cake for Rosh Hashanah (Jewish New Year).

    Recipe by: Edith

    15 reviews

    This cake is a little unusual but really nice. A poke cake, the cake base is soaked in a milk, coconut milk and condensed milk mixture.

    Recipe by: CookingMama

    1 review

    This is a yellow or white cake in which holes are poked after baking, and chocolate pudding is pored over it, making it look like it has stripes when it is cut.

    Recipe by: Karin Christian

    85 reviews

    Fluffy cake infused with lemony limoncello liqueur is the perfect ending to an Italian dinner. Great example of a poke cake.

    Recipe by: TheOtherHunny

    122 reviews

    This is a moist lemony cake. It is called a poke cake because you poke holes in it to absorb the glaze. If you want, you can serve this with vanilla ice cream or whipped topping.

    Recipe by: MARBALET

    2 / 4

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