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Chocolate Turtle Poke Cake
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Chocolate Turtle Poke Cake

Chocolate Turtle Poke Cake is a moist chocolate cake with holes poked in, then covered with caramel sauce, chocolate frosting, pecans, chocolate chips and more caramel sauce. If you're a chocolate turtle candy fan, this is the cake for you! It's so delicious! And quick, easy to make too!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword chocolate poke cake, chocolate turtle cake, how to make a poke cake
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Refrigerator 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 55 minutes
Servings 20 servings
Calories 306kcal
Author Lise Ode


  • 1 box chocolate cake mix, prepared according to package instructions 15.25 oz
  • 14 ounces Eagle Brand Caramel Flavored Sweetened Condensed Milk*
  • 16 ounces store bought chocolate frosting
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/2 cup mini chocolate chips
  • Store bought caramel syrup for drizzling on top of cake


  • Bake cake according to package instructions. Let cool for 10 minutes. Punch holes in top of cake using the handle of a wooden spoon.
  • Pour can of Eagle Brand Caramel Flavored Sweetened Condensed Milk over the top of cake. Spread to make sure it gets into all of the holes. Put cake in refrigerator for 1 hour. Frost cake with chocolate frosting. Add nuts and chocolate chips on top. Drizzle with caramel syrup. Slice and serve. Store covered in refrigerator for up to 5 days.


*Note: If you can't find the seasonal flavor of the Eagle Brand Sweetened Condensed Milk you can substitute 1 cup of caramel flavored syrup, (found in the ice cream section of your grocer). If it's too thick to pour, heat in microwave according to package instructions before pouring over cake.


Calories: 306kcal | Carbohydrates: 45g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 6g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 7mg | Sodium: 248mg | Potassium: 212mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 35g | Vitamin A: 67IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 100mg | Iron: 2mg