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Triple-chocolate poke cake
Triple-chocolate poke cake 4.3-5 9
  • Calories: 1300 kj
  • Fat: 7g
  • Carbohydrates: 10g

How to Make:

  1. Preheat the oven to 180C/160C fan forced. Grease a square 20cm (base measurement) cake pan and line with baking paper, extending 2cm above sides.
  2. Combine flours, sugar and cocoa in a large bowl. Add butter, milk and egg and use a balloon whisk to whisk until well combined. Pour into pan. Smooth surface.
  3. Bake for 30 minutes or until a skewer inserted into cake comes out clean. Set aside for 30 minutes to cool slightly. Use end of a wooden spoon to poke holes in cake.
  4. Stir condensed milk, chocolate and extra butter in a saucepan over low heat until smooth. Gradually pour half the sauce over cake. Tap pan on bench and fill up holes. Set aside for 1 hour to cool in pan.
  5. To make frosting, use electric beaters to beat butter in a bowl until creamy. Add milk and beat until combined. Add chocolate and beat to combine. Beat in icing sugar until combined. Chill for 15 minutes.
  6. Spread top of cake with frosting. Stir remaining chocolate sauce and extra milk in a small saucepan over low heat until smooth. Cool slightly. Drizzle over frosting. Top with chocolate lattice decorations.
Time for preparing:
35 min.


  • 225g (1 1/2 cups) plain flour
  • 75g (1/2 cup) self-raising flour
  • 215g (1 cup) caster sugar
  • 50g (1/2 cup) cocoa powder
  • 150g butter, melted, cooled
  • 250ml (1 cup) milk, plus 2 tablespoons, extra
  • 3 eggs, lightly whisked
  • 395g can sweetened condensed milk
  • 200g dark cooking chocolate, chopped
  • 50g butter, chopped, extra
  • Dark chocolate lattice, to decorate
  • Chocolate frosting
  • 150g butter, at room temperature
  • 2 teaspoons milk
  • 100g milk chocolate, melted, cooled
  • 125g (2/3 cup) icing sugar mixture