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Banana Pudding Poke Cake Recipe

Lil' Luna
With only 10 minutes of prep, Banana Pudding Poke Cake has all the flavors of banana cream pie, just in cake form. It's sure to be a hit!
4.99 from 72 votes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 12
Calories 440 kcal


  • 1 box yellow cake mix
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 3 overripe bananas, mashed
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 3 eggs


  • 1 5.1 ounce box vanilla or banana instant pudding mix
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 cup vanilla wafers, crushed
  • 3 ripe bananas, sliced
  • 2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract


  • Combine all cake ingredients in a mixing bowl. Beat at medium speed for 2 minutes.
  • Pour batter into a greased 9x13" cake pan.
  • Bake cake in a preheated oven at 350° for 30-35 minutes or till a toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean.
  • Cool the cake completely, then use a round spoon handle to poke holes all over the cake about an inch apart.
  • Combine pudding mix and milk and whisk for 2 minutes. Quickly pour over the cake. Get as much pudding into the holes as you can. Cover cake and chill for at least 30 minutes.
  • Place vanilla wafers in a bag and crush them with a rolling pin. Set aside.
  • Whip cream till soft peaks form. Add powdered sugar and vanilla and beat till well mixed.
  • To serve, cut the cake into slices. Top with sliced bananas, whipped cream, and crushed vanilla wafers. Refrigerate any leftovers.



Recipe inspired by Tidy Mom


Calories: 440kcalCarbohydrates: 50gProtein: 5gFat: 24gSaturated Fat: 11gCholesterol: 99mgSodium: 479mgPotassium: 168mgSugar: 28gVitamin A: 710IUVitamin C: 0.2mgCalcium: 187mgIron: 1.1mg
Keyword Banana Poke Cake, Banana Pudding Cake, Banana Pudding Poke Cake, Banana Pudding Poke Cake Recipe
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