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Poke cakes are such an easy cake recipe to make! This Turtle Poke Cake is covered with caramel that seeps into the cake and then topped with creamy chocolate frosting, pecans, and chunks of Turtle candy. This is the perfect easy cake to make for parties!

Turtle Poke Cake

This Turtle Poke Cake is a rich chocolate cake soaked in caramel sauce, and covered in chocolate frosting, pecans, and caramel. It is a super easy dessert recipe that is great for parties!
Course Dessert
Servings 16
Author Kat Jeter & Melinda Caldwell


  • 1 box Chocolate Cake Mix + ingredients required on back of box
  • 1 can Caramel Flavored Sweetened Condensed Milk
  • 1 can Chocolate Frosting
  • 2 cups Pecans chopped
  • 1 cup Turtle candies chopped


  • Bake the chocolate cake according to package instructions in a 13" x 9" pan.
  • Let the cake cool completely then poke holes across the entire top.
  • Pour the caramel sweetened condensed milk over the cake, saving a small amount for later.
  • Using a knife, spread the caramel over the cake making sure it gets in all of the holes.
  • Place the cake in the refrigerator for 30 minutes - 1 hour.
  • Once the time has passed remove the cake from the refrigerator and spread the chocolate frosting over the cake.
  • Sprinkle the top with chopped pecans and chopped Turtle candies then drizzle with the remaining caramel sweetened condensed milk.