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Gingerbread Poke Cake

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  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 3 hr 0 min
  • Servings 12
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Need a crazy-easy and Christmas-y dessert for an upcoming holiday party? We’ve got you covered—this spiced, butter-bottomed poke cake is a cinch to bake, and can be easily dressed up with cream and a sprinkle of fresh nutmeg.
by: Baked Bree
Updated Dec 5, 2019
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  • 1 box Betty Crocker™ Delights Super Moist™ Spice Cake Mix
  • 3 whole eggs
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/3 cup water


  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350°F. Lightly spray a 9x13 pan with non-stick cooking spray and lightly flour. Prepare the cake according to package directions, then bake for 28 to 33 minutes.
  • 2
    Add brown sugar, butter, and water to a medium saucepan. Heat over medium heat until all ingredients are melted.
  • 3
    Poke the cake with a fork or toothpick and pour hot syrup all over cake. Let cool.

Expert Tips

  • tip 1
    Serve with whipped cream or ice cream and grate fresh nutmeg over top.

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