Oreo Pudding Poke Cake (for a small family)

The batter should be yellow, thick, and fluffy.
The cake is done when a toothpick tested near the center comes out clean and when the top springs back when touched lightly with your finger.
The pudding will set as it is chilled in the fridge,making a unique frosting.

Do you enjoy poke cakes? My husband adores them, but a 13″x9″ pan makes way too much for just the three of us. Rather than using a boxed mix, I baked a small (from scratch) 9″ round yellow cake as a base. Poking the holes and pouring over the prepared pudding mix came next, followed with a plentiful sprinkling of chopped Oreo cookies. The results? A cookie lover’s dream cake, the perfect size for a small family.

Oreo Pudding Poke Cake
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Serves: 6-8
  • ½ cup butter
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1&1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1&3/4 teaspoons baking powder
  • ¾ cup milk
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  • 1 4.2 oz. package jello oreo cookies 'n creme instant pudding mix
  • 2 scant cups milk
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  • 6 Oreos, chopped
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray a round 9 inch cake pan with nonstick cooking spray.
  2. In a large bowl, beat together the butter and sugar until well combined. Add the vanilla and eggs, beating on medium speed for at least five minutes until mixture is light and fluffy.
  3. Add the flour and baking powder, beating until almost combined. Beat in the ¾ cup milk until well mixed.
  4. Pour into prepared cake pan. Bake for 30-35 minutes or until cake springs back when lightly touched with finger and toothpick tests done.
  5. Once cake is out of oven, whisk together the pudding mix and 2 cups of milk for two minutes. Let set about 2 minutes. Meanwhile, using the top of a wooden spoon, poke holes all over warm cake. Pour slightly set pudding mixture over cake. Let cool on counter at least 10 minutes before refrigerating to set up, about one hour. Once set, top with chopped Oreos.

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