Introduction: Single Serving Banana Pudding Poke Cake

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Ever been craving a cake but you’re a poor college student or only need one serving? With our easy, 9 step recipe, you’ll be able to create a delicious Banana Pudding Poke Cake in less than 10 minutes! This recipe makes baking for one easier than ever.

Step 1: Ingredients

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• 1/2 cup Betty Crocker Butter Recipe Yellow cake mix

• 1/3 cup water

• 1 tsp cooking oil

• Cooking spray

• 1 package of Jell-O Banana Cream pudding

• 2 cups milk

• Can of whipped cream

• 1 box of Vanilla Wafers

Step 2: Materials

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• 3 small bowls

• Whisk

• Plastic spoon

• 1 tsp measuring spoon

• 1/3 cup measuring cup

• 1/2 cup measuring cup

• 1 cup measuring cup

• Scissors

• Microwave

• Eating utensils

• Oven mitt or towel to remove hot bowl from microwave

Step 3:

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Pour instant pudding into a bowl.

Add in 2 cups of milk and whisk together.

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Whisk until lumps are gone.

Let pudding sit for 2 minutes.

Set aside.

*Serving size: approximately 4 cakes.

Step 5: Step 3

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Combine 1/2 cup of cake mix, 1/3 cup of water, and 1 tsp of oil into 2nd small bowl.

Stir until batter is smooth.

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Spray 3rd small bowl with cooking spray.

Then pour in cake batter.

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Place bowl with cake batter in microwave and cook for 2 1/2 minutes.

Step 8:

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Remove bowl from microwave.

*Caution: Bowl will be HOT. Use an oven mitt or towel to remove bowl.

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Poke 7-8 holes in the middle of the cake with the end of a plastic spoon.

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Using a plastic spoon, cover the cake with pudding until all holes are filled and a thin layer is covering the cake.

*Do not use all of the pudding in the bowl, just enough to cover the top of the cake.

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Top with garnishing of whipped cream and Vanilla Wafers.



aol1044 (author)2014-12-04

Uhh, I'm not sure you should be using a metal bowl in a microwave as the metal reacts with the radiation produced by the microwave and creates a spark. (that's what happened with mine)

TheBoozyBarista (author)aol10442014-12-06

Some metals are safe to place in the microwave, but most are not and it is difficult to tell which ones are safe and which ones are not. As a rule, you are correct, it's best to not do it unless the bowl is advertised as microwave safe.

aol1044 (author)TheBoozyBarista2014-12-08

Oh! I didn't know that. Thanks!

CourtAllred (author)2014-12-02

No it didn't give me any trouble at all. It might have been hotter than other microwavable bowls but other than that no issues!

seamster (author)2014-12-02

This looks like a great recipe!

Does that metal bowl give you any trouble using it in the microwave like that?

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