German Chocolate Poke Cake

A German Chocolate Poke Cake is a delicious dessert that combines the rich flavors of German chocolate with the moistness of a poke cake. Here is a recipe for you to try:


  • 1 box German chocolate cake mix (plus ingredients required on the box, usually water, eggs, and oil)
  • 1 can (14 oz) sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 jar (12 oz) caramel topping
  • 1 container (8 oz) whipped topping, thawed
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 cup shredded coconut


  1. Bake the cake according to the instructions on the box using a 9×13 inch baking pan.
  2. Once baked, while still warm, poke holes all over the top of the cake using the handle of a wooden spoon or a similar instrument.
  3. Pour the sweetened condensed milk over the cake, allowing it to soak into the holes.
  4. Drizzle the caramel topping over the cake in the same manner.
  5. Let the cake cool completely.
  6. Spread the whipped topping over the cooled cake.
  7. In a small skillet, toast the chopped pecans and shredded coconut over medium heat until golden brown, then sprinkle them over the whipped topping.
  8. Refrigerate the cake for at least an hour before serving to allow the flavors to meld.

Enjoy your German Chocolate Poke Cake!

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