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Chocolate-Covered Cherry Poke Cake
Chocolate-Covered Cherry Poke Cake

Chocolate-Covered Cherry Poke Cake

1 Hr(s) 20 Min(s)
20 Min(s) Prep
1 Hr(s) Cook
Imagine the luscious chocolate-cherry flavor of Black Forest Cake in this Chocolate-Covered Cherry Poke Cake. It's a super-easy poke cake that will take you straight to Bavaria in your mind. Enjoy this Chocolate-Covered Cherry Poke Cake for any occasion, but especially for a day that ends in Y.
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12 servings
Original recipe yields 12 servings
1 pkg. (16 oz.) frozen pound cake, thawed
3/4 cup boiling water
1/4 cup cold water
1 can (14.5 oz.) pitted dark sweet cherries, drained, divided
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Let's Make It
1
Remove lid from foil pound cake package. (Do not remove cake from pan.) Pierce cake with skewer or large fork at 1/2-inch intervals.
2
Add boiling water to gelatin mix in small bowl; stir 2 min. until completely dissolved. Stir in cold water. Pour over cake. Refrigerate 1 hour.
3
Invert cake onto platter. Cut cake horizontally in half. Spread bottom half of cake with 1/3 cup COOL WHIP; top with half the cherries. Cover with top cake layer.
4
Microwave remaining COOL WHIP and chocolate in microwaveable bowl on HIGH 1 min.; stir until blended. Let stand 5 min. Spread over top and sides of cake. Garnish with remaining cherries.
Kitchen Tips
Tip 1
Size Wise
At 12 servings, this delicious cake is the perfect dessert to serve at your next gathering of family or friends.
Tip 2
Special Extra
Make chocolate curls with remaining 1 oz. chocolate and use them to garnish top of cake.
Tip 3
Make Ahead
Dessert can be prepared ahead of time. Refrigerate up to 12 hours before serving.
Nutrition
Calories
230
Calories From Fat
0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10g
13%
Saturated Fat 5g
25%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 25mg
8%
Sodium 170mg
7%
Total Carbohydrates 33g
12%
Dietary Fiber 1g
4%
Sugars 22g
44%
Protein 3g
6%
Vitamin A
2%
Vitamin C
0%
Calcium
2%
Iron
6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
servings
12 servings
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.
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