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Peanut Butter Pretzel Poke Cake

Delicious yellow cake soaked with chocolate pudding & topped with peanut butter frosting, Reese's Pieces, pretzels & chocolate syrup. So good!
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 12
Author Gina Kleinworth

Ingredients

  • 1 box yellow cake mix + ingredients needed to make cake oil eggs and water
  • 1 3.4 oz. package instant chocolate pudding
  • 2 cups cold milk

Frosting

  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 cup peanut butter
  • 3 tbsp milk
  • 2 cups confectioners sugar

Topping

  • 1/3 cup Reese's Pieces
  • 1/2 cups crumbled pretzels
  • Drizzle chocolate syrup

Instructions

  1. Prepare cake according to package directions for a 9 x 13 pan
  2. Remove from oven & poke holes all over the top of the cake using the handle of a wooden spoon - allow cake to cool
  3. Prepare pudding by whisking together pudding mix & 2 cups milk
  4. Once cake has cooled, top with pudding in an even layer allowing to soak into holes
  5. Prepare the frosting by combining butter & peanut butter in mixer bowl & beating well until smooth
  6. Gradually add in milk & confectioners sugar until creamy
  7. Spread frosting on top of pudding layer.
  8. Then sprinkle Reese's Pieces & pretzels all over the top of the cake.
  9. Drizzle with chocolate syrup
  10. Slice and serve.