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Slow-Cooker Butterfinger™ Chocolate Poke Cake

Slow-Cooker Butterfinger™ Chocolate Poke Cake


We’re not ones to play favorites, but how do you top an ooey-gooey chocolate poke cake (that basically makes itself) covered in peanut butter fluff and Butterfinger™ pieces? Answer: You don’t.MORE+LESS-

Cake

1

box Betty Crocker™ Super Moist™ chocolate fudge cake mix

1/2

cup creamy peanut butter

Toppings

1

box (4-serving size) chocolate instant pudding and pie filling mix

2

Butterfinger™ candy bars (1.9 oz each), coarsely chopped (about 3/4 cup)

2 1/2

cups frozen whipped topping, thawed

1/4

cup creamy peanut butter

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  • 1

    Line bottom and sides of 5-quart oval slow cooker with single piece of cooking parchment paper; spray with cooking spray. In large bowl, beat Cake ingredients with electric mixer on low speed 30 seconds, then on medium speed 2 minutes. Pour into slow cooker.

  • 2

    Cover; cook on High heat setting 1 hour 45 minutes. Carefully remove slow cooker's ceramic insert, leaving cover on, and rotate insert 180 degrees; continue to cook on High heat setting until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Remove ceramic base from cooker to cooling rack; cool 15 minutes. Using parchment paper, carefully lift cake out of ceramic insert, and transfer to cooling rack. Remove parchment paper.

  • 3

    With handle of wooden spoon, poke holes in cake every 1/2 inch, wiping spoon handle occasionally to reduce sticking.

  • 4

    In medium bowl, beat pudding mix and milk with whisk 2 minutes. Spoon about 1 1/4 cups pudding over top of cake, spreading back and forth to fill holes and drip down sides. (Use remaining pudding as desired.)

  • 5

    Reserve 3 tablespoons chopped candy for topping; set aside. Sprinkle remaining candy over top of cake. In medium bowl, mix whipped topping and 1/4 cup peanut butter; spoon evenly over top of cake. Sprinkle with reserved chopped candy. Cover loosely; refrigerate about 2 hours or until chilled. Store covered in refrigerator.

Expert Tips

  • If you don’t have a wooden spoon to make holes for filling in your cake, use the larger end of a chopstick to wiggle larger holes in your cake.
  • Make the cake a day ahead; top just before serving.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
440
Calories from Fat
190
% Daily Value
Total Fat
21g
33%
Saturated Fat
10g
49%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
65mg
21%
Sodium
600mg
25%
Potassium
270mg
8%
Total Carbohydrate
53g
18%
Dietary Fiber
2g
10%
Sugars
30g
Protein
9g
Vitamin A
6%
6%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
15%
15%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:

1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;

Carbohydrate Choice

3 1/2

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.


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