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Pumpkin Spice Poke Cake

Pumpkin spice cake with pumpkin spice filling and and a light frosting
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword pumpkin spice poke cake
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 12 servings
Calories 267kcal
Author Dee


  • 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup NESTLE® CARNATION® Carnation Evaporated Milk
  • 1/2 cup LIBBY'S 100% Pure Pumpkin Puree
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup all-natural applesauce
  • 1 cup NESTLE® CARNATION® Evaporated Milk
  • 1 bag NESTLE® TOLL HOUSE® Pumpkin Spice Morsels
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar


  • In a large bowl, mix the flour, sugar, baking powder, cinnamon and salt.
  • Add the pumpkin, applesauce, vanilla, eggs, evaporated milk, and mix until batter is smooth.
  • Pour into a greased 9 X 13-inch baking pan, and bake at 350 degrees for about 35 to 40 minutes or until toothpick inserted into center of cake comes out clean.
  • Allow cake to cool, and then use a straw or tip of wooden spoon handle to poke holes evenly over the cake.
  • In a medium sauce pan, heat 1 cup of evaporated milk, 2 tablespoons of brown sugar and the morsels on low heat, stirring frequently until the morsels are melted and mixture is thick.
  • Pour syrup over the cake and into the holes until completely saturated. Use any leftover syrup as a garnish when serving.
  • Refrigerate cake until ready to serve, and frost with whipped cream or whipped topping.
  • Garnish with additional morsels and fall sprinkles.
  • Enjoy!


Calories: 267kcal | Carbohydrates: 51g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 39mg | Sodium: 155mg | Potassium: 294mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 32g | Vitamin A: 1730IU | Vitamin C: 1.3mg | Calcium: 168mg | Iron: 1.5mg