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PINA COLADA POKE CAKE

Yield

12 servings

Time

1 hour 54 minutes

Ultra moist and easy to make, this recipe takes a classic poke cake and packs it with tasty pineapple and coconut flavor. It's the ultimate pina colada dessert!

INGREDIENTS

Pineapple Cake ‣ 16.25 ounces white cake mix, (1 box) ‣ 1 cup crushed pineapple, not drained ‣ 1/2 cup vegetable oil ‣ 3 large eggs Pina Colada Cake Filling ‣ 15 ounces cream of coconut ‣ 1/2 cup pineapple juice ‣ 2 teaspoons rum extract Whipped Pina Colada Topping ‣ 1 cup whole milk ‣ 3.4 ounces instant coconut pudding mix ‣ 8 ounces Cool Whip, softened ‣ 1/2 cup crushed pineapple, well drained ‣ toasted coconut, for garnish (optional)

1

Using a stand mixer (or hand mixer + large bowl), whip together the following ingredients: cake mix, crushed pineapple, oil, and eggs. Pour the cake batter into a 9x13 baking dish coated in baking spray. Use a spatula to smooth out the top of the cake into an even layer.

MAKE THE CAKE

1

Using a stand mixer (or hand mixer + large bowl), whip together the following ingredients: cake mix, crushed pineapple, oil, and eggs.

WHIP THE BATTER

2

Pour the cake batter into a 9x13 baking dish coated in baking spray. Use a spatula to smooth out the top of the cake into an even layer. Once done, send it off to bake!

BAKE THE CAKE

3

While the cake cools, prepare the pina colada filling by adding cream of coconut, pineapple juice, and rum extract to a bowl. Whisk everything until incorporated.

MAKE THE FILLING

4

Use a fork to carefully poke holes in the top of the cake.

POKE HOLES IN THE CAKE

5

Pour the pina colada filling over it. Give the cake time to absorb all the liquid.

POUR IN THE FILLING

6

When ready to decorate the cake, add milk and instant coconut pudding mix to a medium bowl. Whisk the ingredients together until the pudding mix beings to thicken. Add Cool Whip and more crushed pineapple to the bowl, then use a spatula to gently fold the ingredients together until combined.

MAKE THE TOPPING

7

Pour the topping over the prepared cake, smoothing it out into an even layer. If desired, sprinkle toasted coconut over the frosting.

TOP THE CAKE