Baileys Poke Cake Recipe

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This Baileys Poke Cake is made with a moist Baileys chocolate cake soaked in more chocolate and Baileys Irish Cream!

Baileys Poke Cake

Yields: 1
Prep Time: 0 hours 25 mins
Total Time: 1 hour 35 mins


For the cake:

  • Cooking spray, for pan
  • 1 box chocolate cake mix, plus ingredients called for on box

For the filling:

  • 1 14-oz. can sweetened condensed milk
  • 1/3 c. heavy cream
  • 1/3 c. cocoa powder
  • 1/4 c. Baileys

For the frosting:

  • 1 c. butter, softened
  • 5 c.powdered sugar
  • 1/2 c.Baileys
  • 1/4 c.cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp.vanilla
  • 1/2 tsp.salt
  • Chocolate curls, for garnish




Preheat oven to 350º. Line a 9″-x-13” pan with parchment and spray it with cooking spray. Prepare cake mix according to package instructions. Pour batter into prepared pan and bake until a toothpick comes out clean, about 25 minutes. Let cool, 10 minutes.

Using the bottom of a wooden spoon, poke holes all over cake.

Make filling: In a medium bowl, whisk together sweetened condensed milk, heavy cream, cocoa powder, and Baileys. Pour filling over poke holes and spread with a spatula. Refrigerate 1 hour.

Meanwhile, make frosting: In a large bowl, combine butter, half of the powdered sugar, Baileys, cocoa powder, vanilla and salt. Using a hand mixer, beat until smooth. Add the rest of the powdered sugar and beat until fluffy.

Spread frosting over cake and garnish with chocolate curls. Serve.








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