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Easter Peeps Poke Cake

Peeps Poke Cake is colorful, delicious and so perfect for Easter! Use your favorite spring colors, Peeps and sprinkles! Family favorite and so fun!


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An Easter celebration wouldn't be complete without this cute and delicious Peeps Poke Cake!

This cake is a great way to get your kids in the kitchen! They can help measure, stir, poke the holes in the cake and decorate!

It's super easy to change out the colors to your favorites, use different Peeps, sprinkles, etc. This poke cake has 16 servings, but you can always cut it into more pieces to feed a bigger crowd.

The cheesecake pudding adds a delicious flavor to each bite. It's used in the cake and the frosting, so if your family loves the flavor of cheesecake, they'll love this cake too!


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How to make:


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recipe making process photo collage.


Scroll down to the printable recipe card for measurements and instructions!


Recipe tips:


  • Refrigerate leftovers in an airtight container for up to three days.


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I hope you enjoy this recipe as much as our family did!


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Yield 18 pieces
Author Sweet Hazel Honey
Prep time
25 Min
Cook time
30 Min
Inactive time
2 Hour
Total time
2 H & 55 M

Easter Peeps Poke Cake

Ingredients

  • 1 - 15.25 ounce box white cake mix + ingredients listed back of the box
  • 2 - 3 ounce packages of cheesecake instant pudding
  • 2 ¾ cups of milk, divided
  • 3 tablespoons powdered sugar
  • 8 ounces whipped topping
  • pink and green gel food coloring
  • green sprinkles, for topping
  • peeps marshmallows, for topping
  • Easter peanut M&Ms, for topping

Instructions

  1. Cake:
  2. Prepare the white cake mix and bake according to package directions. Remove from oven and cool.
  3. Once the cake has cooled use the thin end of a wooden spoon to poke holes throughout the cake.
  4. In a large mixing bowl, whisk together one package of the cheesecake pudding mix with 2 cups of milk. Whisk in 6-7 drops of pink food coloring, adding more if necessary, to get your desired shade of pink.
  5. Quickly pour the pudding mixture into the holes you poked in your cake, and smooth out over the top of the cake.
  6. Move the cake to the refrigerator to chill for 2-4 hours, so the pudding can set.
  7. Frosting:
  8. In a large mixing bowl whisk together one package of cheesecake pudding, ¾ cup of milk and powdered sugar until smooth.
  9. Fold in cool whip, stirring until everything is well combined.
  10. Add 4-5 drops of green food coloring, and stir until combined and there are no more white streaks. Add more food coloring, if needed, to get to your desired shade of green.
  11. Frost the top of the cake, and then top with green sprinkles, Peeps and Easter M&Ms.

Notes

Refrigerate leftovers in an airtight container for up to three days.

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