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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


  • 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


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


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


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