• Prep Time: 50-minutes
  • Cooking Time: 35-minutes
  • Serves: 24-servings

Caramel Poke Cake.

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Category: Kids, Holiday, Eggs, Cakes

 Ingredients List

  • 2 c boiling water
  • 8 oz dried dates, pitted and chopped
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 c butter, softened
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 3 eggs, room temperature
  • 3 and 1/4 c all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 recipe Caramel Sauce


1. Soak the dates in the hot water for 30 minutes.

2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray a 9x13 inch cake pan with non-stick spray.

3. Combine flour and baking powder.

4. Beat butter and sugar until white and fluffy with an electric mixer. Add eggs and beat.

5. Add dates and liquid and mix until combined.

6. Add flour/baking powder mixture and mix until just combined.
Pour batter into greased pan and bake 30 to 35 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.

7. Make caramel sauce.

8. When cake comes out of oven, poke holes in it using a skewer. Pour 1/3 of sauce over cake and allow caramel to soak in. Allow to cool 5 minutes and pour another 1 cup of sauce over cake.

9. Reserve remaining caramel sauce to serve with cake.

10. Cake is great warm with an extra drizzle of caramel sauce and whipped cream.

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