Candy Corn Poke Cake

(Last Updated On: August 4, 2020)

Candy Corn Poke Cake
Looking for a last minute Halloween dessert? I’ve got you covered with this easy recipe! It comes from a box mix but tastes so much better!

Candy Corn Poke Cake

I bet you’ve got all of the ingredients in your pantry already too! This is also a great way to use up extra Halloween candy!

Trivia Morsel: Candy Corn was originally called Chicken Feed because of it’s resemblance to corn. It was enjoyed by farming families because it was something they could identify with.

Candy Corn Poke Cake


Candy Corn Poke Cake

Moist vanilla cake decorated to look like a piece of candy corn.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword candy corn cake, Fall, Halloween, how to make candy corn cake
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 16 Slices
Calories 200kcal
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  • 1 Box of White Cake Mix Plus the Ingredients Called For on the Box
  • 14 Oz. Can Sweetened Condensed Milk
  • Whipped Topping I used Cool Whip
  • Candy Corn
  • Food Coloring


  • Prepare cake batter as directed on the box. Divide batter in to 3 separate bowls.
  • Dye one yellow, one orange. (Leave the final one white).
  • Spray a 13x9 pan with non stick spray. Evenly spread the yellow layer in the bottom of the pan. Freeze for 20-30 minutes.
  • Pour orange batter over the yellow batter. Gently spread until it is somewhat even. Freeze for 20-30 more minutes.
  • Preheat oven. Gently spread white cake batter over top of the yellow batter. Allow cake to come to room temperature for at least 30 minutes.
  • Bake according to the box directions. Immediately after it's done baking poke holes in the cake with the handle of a wooden spoon. Pour sweetened condensed milk over the cake. Refrigerate overnight.
  • Spread with thawed whipped topping and garnish with a generous amount of candy corn.


Calories: 200kcal | Carbohydrates: 40g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 8mg | Sodium: 255mg | Potassium: 112mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 27g | Vitamin A: 66IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 141mg | Iron: 1mg
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Adapted via: Wine & Glue

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