Hawaiian Poke Cake

A light and creamy cake made with pineapple and fresh cream. Add toasted coconut and pecans to make it amazing! @mostdeliciouslife.com
Course Dessert, Party Food

Ingredients
  

  • 1 boxed White cake mix **make and bake according to directions in a 9x13" baking dish
  • 2 3.4 ounces boxes instant vanilla pudding
  • 3 cups milk
  • 1 20 ounce can crushed pineapple, split

Whipped Frosting

  • 1 8 ounce cream cheese, softened
  • ½ cup white sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 cups whipping cream

Toppings

  • toasted coconut
  • chopped pecans

Instructions
 

  • Bake cake and let cool.
  • Whip together the pudding mix and the cold milk.
  • Measure 1 cup of undrained crushed pineapple into pudding. Mix well.
  • Using the end of a wooden spoon poke holes all over the cake.
  • Spoon the pudding mixture onto the cake and use a teaspoon to gently push into the holes.
  • Spoon the remaining undrained crushed pineapple over the top.

Whipped Frosting

  • Combine the cream cheese, sugar and vanilla in a bowl. Use an electric beater to mix well.
  • Add the whipping cream and whip on high until stiff peaks form.
  • Spread onto cake and top with coconut and pecans as desired.
Keyword cake, ice cream cake, pineapple, poke cake