Indulge in a decadent treat with the irresistible allure of a Marshmallow Chocolate Poke Cake. This dessert masterpiece combines the rich goodness of chocolate with the gooey delight of marshmallows, creating a delightful harmony of flavors and textures that will satisfy any sweet tooth.
To embark on this culinary journey, start with a moist chocolate cake as the canvas for your creation. Bake it to perfection, ensuring a tender and rich base that will serve as the perfect foundation for the layers of indulgence to come. Once the chocolate cake has cooled, the poking begins. Using the handle of a wooden spoon or a similar utensil, create generous holes throughout the cake. This step sets the stage for the magic that follows as the cake eagerly awaits its infusion of sweet goodness.
Next, prepare a velvety chocolate ganache, a silky blend of chocolate and cream that will seep into the cake’s crevices. Pour the ganache over the cake, ensuring that every nook and cranny is filled with the luscious chocolatey goodness. As the ganache sets, it transforms the cake into a moist and fudgy delight. Now comes the pièce de résistance – a layer of fluffy marshmallow cream. Spread this dreamy concoction over the chocolate-infused cake, creating a cloud-like topping that adds a sweet and gooey element to each heavenly bite.
For the finishing touch, a quick trip to the oven will lightly toast the marshmallow layer, creating a golden brown crust that enhances the overall flavor profile. The tantalizing aroma of chocolate and toasted marshmallow wafts through the kitchen, heightening the anticipation for the delightful experience that awaits.
- 15.25 oz box Devil’s Food Chocolate Cake Mix
- 1 (14 oz.) can sweetened condensed milk
- 12 oz. semi-sweet chocolate chips
- 1/3 cup heavy cream
- 1 ½ cups heavy cream (for whipped cream)
- 1/3 cup powdered sugar
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- 7 oz. (about 2 cups) marshmallow fluff
- ½ cup chocolate chips (for ganache swirls)
- 3 tablespoons heavy cream (for ganache swirls)
- Bake the cake according to the box directions in a 9×13 cake pan.
- While the cake is still warm, poke holes all over it with a wooden spoon.
- Make the chocolate ganache by heating sweetened condensed milk, heavy cream, and chocolate chips in the microwave. Pour the mixture into the holes.
- Whip the heavy cream, powdered sugar, and vanilla until stiff peaks form. Gradually mix in the marshmallow fluff and spread it over the cooled cake.
- Melt chocolate chips with heavy cream and pipe over the whipped cream to create swirls.
- Refrigerate until cooled, and enjoy your delicious Chocolate Marshmallow Poke Cake!
Serve the Marshmallow Chocolate Poke Cake chilled, allowing the flavors to meld and intensify. Whether shared at a festive gathering or savored as a comforting dessert, each forkful promises a symphony of chocolate and marshmallow goodness that will leave dessert lovers coming back for more.