Death by Chocolate BTS Poke Cake Recipe

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If Death by Chocolate is the way you want to go, this cake is for you! Devil’s Food Cake, hot fudge sauce, chocolate Cool Whip Frosting, chocolate candy and chocolate chunks, and a magic shell drizzle right on top.

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I’m in the mood for a game, who’s in??

It’s one of those get-to-know you games, so you’ll have to leave me a comment with your answers to the questions. I’ll number the questions and make them bold, and then you simply number your answers in a comment! Sounds fun, right!?

I’ll go first…

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1. Tell me something about your yesterday… I made 4 dessserts and photographed them, all before church! …which we were late for. Of course.

2. What is the last book you read? I’m still in the middle of Overcoming Emotional Eating, by Geneen Roth. …Oh, I’m aware of the irony. Don’t you worry.

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3. Are you the oldest, middle, or youngest child in your family? How many siblings? I’m the oldest of 6.

4. What’s something that makes you happy? New things. Any new things. I’m something of a spend-a-holic, and I just love buying and holding something new.

5. If you could go anywhere in the world, where would it be? I’m a homebody, and I love to stay home! So out of all the places in the world, I want to be here in my home with my husband and daughter.

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6. Chocolate or Vanilla? Chocolate!

If you answered ‘chocolate’ to #6, you are definitely in the right place! I love getting creative with poke cakes, and this was was just way too much fun! Something I love about this one (and all of them really) is that you can play with the toppings so much here. Use any of your favorite chocolate toppings! I’ll make a few suggestions, but really anything chocolate goes!

And thanks for playing my little game with me tonight! I can’t wait to see what some of your answers are and get to know you better!!

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Death by Chocolate BTS Poke Cake


  • 1 9x13 chocolate cake, prepared and cooled, still in pan
  • 14 oz sweetened condensed milk
  • 2 10-ounce Chocolate Cool Whip Frosting (in the freezer section)
  • 1/4 cup crumbled Oreos
  • 1/4 cup chocolate chunks
  • 1/4 cup chocolate covered pretzels, broken


  1. Combine crumbled Oreos, chocolate covered pretzels, and chocolate chunks. Retain some checks for melting.
  2. Fold in chocolate Cool Whip frosting.
  3. Melt chocolate and drizzle on top.

Don’t miss a bite!

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23 thoughts on “Death by Chocolate BTS Poke Cake Recipe”

  1. ah-mazing!
    1. Tell me something about your yesterday… Yesterday I almost lost my mind, so. much. rain! So I made cookies 🙂
    2. What is the last book you read? New Rules of Lifting for Women – I love to lift weights!
    3. Are you the oldest, middle, or youngest child in your family? How many siblings? Im the youngest of 2
    4. What’s something that makes you happy? Cooking for and feeding the people I love the foods that they love
    5. If you could go anywhere in the world, where would it be? Denver, Co – it has my heart in a big way
    6. Chocolate or Vanilla? Hmmm depends on my mood. Can i just have both?

  2. 1. I took my first Intro to Psychology class!
    2. I just finished The Weird Sisters by Eleanor Brown, and I am currently reading I Am Ozzy by Ozzy Osbourne.
    3. Youngest: I have one older sister.
    4. crunchy Biscoff spread and taking pictures! (:
    5. Paris for sure! {Which is funny because there is an ad right next to the comment box for a trip to London, Paris, & Rome.}
    6. Both! (;

    Thanks for the fun questions! That cake looks to die for! {haha}

  3. 1. I played with Isaac who turned 7 months yesterday, read this book I can’t put down, and that’s about it. It was lovely!
    2. I am reading The Kitchen House by Kathleen Grissom and I highly recommend it!
    3. Oldest and only girl. Lots of babysitting when I was young. I have 3 younger brothers.
    4. Getting fun mail. It’s the little things with me!
    5. Disneyworld and Harry Potter World with my family. My kids would just die!
    6. Chocolate. The end.

  4. This looks amazing!! I am sure you end up in Chocolate Heaven when you eat it!
    1. Enjoyed a yummy dinner and conversation with good friends – need to do it more often
    2. Just finishing Private Patient by PD James and ready to start The Kitchen Girl
    3. I am the oldest of three
    4. Spending time with my kids makes me happy. I am a recent empty nester and having a hard time adjusting!! Seeing my children happy and successful makes me the happiest!
    5. France – want to rent a little house in the countryside and live there for a month!
    6. Have to say I’m a vanilla girl but I do like my chocolate too!

  5. I’ll answer the questions! I don’t do this very often but I am curious…

    1. Yesterday I had a chore list to do then spent the whole day look at recipes and drooling. Oh I cleaned the bathroom and the house was tidy but the list was long AND I didn’t do more than a few.
    2. The last book I read was Naked In Death by JD Robb, I wanted to re-read the start of the series again. Now I’m reading #31 in the series Indulgence In Death.
    3. I am the oldest of 2 in my family.
    4. Something that makes me happy, seeing my children. I watch them jump off the bus each afternoon full of stories and happiness. Makes my day every time.
    5. I’d love to go to Hawaii, Love to!! Why my h doesn’t look like a capital h, I have no idea…. like the number sign in question 2 doesn’t look like a number sign… Hmmm.. Nor the h in hmm… what am I doing wrong?!?! This will keep me curious for hours.
    6. Chocolate as there really is NO other choice for me.

    PS- I am sooooooooooooo going to make that cake as it looks soooooo good!

  6. I LOVE when people do these fun games!!

    1. My yesterday was definitely a case of the Mondays. I’m glad it’s over.
    2. I just finished reading Last to Die by Tess Gerristen. It’s the newest in the Rizzoli & Isles series and since I love the TV show, I read all the books.
    3. I’m an only child. But I do now have 2 older step-sisters, neither of whom I’m close to. We were adults when our parents remarried so…
    4. Since it’s that time of year, college football season makes me extraordinarily happy. It’s the closest we get to feeling like fall since it stays in the 80-90s here until like January.
    5. If I could go anywhere in the world, it’d be Europe. I really want to go to Greece, France, Italy and England.
    6. If it’s a really good vanilla, then I’m a vanilla girl. But I love me a good chocolate dessert and this poke cake would qualify as one!! I’ll take the whole pan!!

  7. Good golly his looks amazing!!! Total chocolate overload. I’m in! Pinning.
    1. I ate 4 cookies after helping my son do his homework. Yep, homework drives me that insane!
    2. You don’t want to know what books I read – they;re smutty vampire books =o)
    3. I’m the middle (one on each side.)
    4. Lots of things make me happy – a stranger saying hello, my kids, someone complimenting me on something I baked.
    5. I want to go everywhere! Ireland, Australia, Scotland, you name it!
    6. Chocolate all the way!!!!!

  8. 1) I did the mounds of dishes I had leftover from the previous day. They were dishes that were well worth it though..many good blog posts to come 🙂
    2) Ha, I’m seriously not a reader. It would probably be my physiology text book from last semester…
    3) I’m the youngest!!
    4) Lithuania. That is where my husband served his mission, and he constantly talks about it and makes me really want to go there!
    5) Chocolate. For sure.

  9. 1. Tell me something about your yesterday… Yesterday I ran with my daughter to a doctor visit (she was fine ~ no scoliosis like we worried about), went shopping with said daughter, & spent nearly 3 hours in town…
    2. What is the last book you read? Building Blocks for Teaching Children to Read. I am studying to be a special education teacher.
    3. Are you the oldest, middle, or youngest child in your family? How many siblings? I’m the middle of 5.
    4. What’s something that makes you happy? Teaching, cooking, and feeding people great food that not only tastes great but looks great too!
    5. If you could go anywhere in the world, where would it be? Hawaii. I want to go & see it & not as a tourist but house sit or stay in a small house so as to experience it as if I lived there….I know, it has to be different!
    6. Chocolate or Vanilla? Chocolate EVERY DAY!!! BACK away from MY CHOCOLATE!!!! ~if you know what’s good for you!!! 🙂

  10. Hii Dear,,,
    I’m going to try to do the recipe
    and i was wondering what flavor of cool whip are you using chocolate cool whip?
    or if i’m going to use the jello instant pudding, which flavor should I use to make the frosting
    oreo or chocolate?????
    would highly appreciate it if you could reply!

  11. 1. Went for a bike ride with my husband and took my oldest son college supply shopping, then out to dinner with son, husband, and future roommate.
    2. The Fault in Our Stars.
    3. I am the youngest of 3.
    4. Feeding people, playing tennis, and watching people smile back when I smile.
    5. Australia to watch the Australian Open
    6. Chocolate always!

  12. What is the recipe for Magic Drizzle.  You mention it but didn’t print it.  The only thing I will leave out is the pretzels.


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