Chocolate Banana Pudding Poke Cake

Sorry I’ve been missing lately. I haven’t had the heart to post new recipes. My father became ill and recently passed away. This was his favorite dessert. So, in his memory, I am reblogging it. I will be back to blogging soon. img_4320

Joann's Food For Thought

Chocolate Banana Pudding Poke  CakeWith my family, there doesn’t have to be a holiday or celebration to have dessert. If we get together for a family dinner, you can bet there will be dessert. Homemade or store-bought. It doesn’t matter. But there must be dessert. This was originally an “experiment recipe” and of course I tested it on my family. But now it’s my go to dessert when I want to make an effort to actually make dessert, but don’t necessarily have the time or energy to be a Master Chef.


  • 1 box Devil Foods cake mix. (You can make your own from scratch. But why? Take the help when you can get it.)
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 3 eggs at room temperature
  • 1 package instant banana pudding mix 5.1 ounce size
  • 3 cups cold milk
  • 4 medium bananas
  • 1 carton Cool Whip topping 8 ounce size
  • Optional: sprinkles or…

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46 thoughts on “Chocolate Banana Pudding Poke Cake

    • No need to apologize. The cake was my dad’s favorite, he would’ve agreed with you that it was yummy. It was the only thing he asked for when he was in the hospital for his 85th birthday as you see in the picture. Thank you for the kind words.

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  1. Hi I already follow your fab blog, so thought I would share that I am super excited as I am officially in the running for the UK BLOG AWARDS 2017! If you could click the link and choose FoodandDrink&Lifestyle on the drop down menu:
    Thank you kindly in advance your vote is much appreciated
    Melanie xx


  2. Dearest Joann, please accept my sincerest condolences. Such a dreadfully sad time in your life. The passing of either one of our parents is dreadful and so incredibly sad. I hope you have wonderful memories to help you through this time. With my fond regards to you.

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