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Banana Split Poke Cake

All the flavors of a banana split in a poke cake recipe! Bananas, strawberries, and vanilla pudding covered in whipped cream, chocolate sauce and of course sprinkles with a cherry on top!
Course Dessert
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 16
Calories 230kcal
Author Kat Jeter & Melinda Caldwell


  • 1 box Yellow Cake Mix + ingredients required on back of box
  • 5.1 ounce Vanilla pudding
  • 2 cup Milk
  • 2 Bananas sliced
  • 1 pint Strawberries. sliced
  • 8 ounces Cool Whip or 4 c Whipped cream
  • 3 tablespoons Chocolate Sauce
  • 10 Maraschino Cherries
  • Rainbow Sprinkles


  • Bake the cake according to package instructions in a 13" x 9" pan.
  • While cake bakes make the pudding adding 2 cups of milk to the contents of the pudding box, whisking it together and then placing the pudding in the fridge to firm up.
  • Let the cake cool completely then poke holes across the entire top.
  • Spread the vanilla pudding 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 place the slices strawberries and bananas on the cake in alternating rows. Then spread the whipped topping over the cake.
  • Drizzle chocolate sauce and sprinkle jimmies over the cake and then finish it off with cherries on top.
  • Enjoy!


Calories: 230kcal | Carbohydrates: 48g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 5mg | Sodium: 326mg | Potassium: 176mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 30g | Vitamin A: 85IU | Vitamin C: 18.6mg | Calcium: 126mg | Iron: 0.9mg