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Brown Sugar Toffee Poke Cake
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Brown Sugar Toffee Poke Cake

Delectable brown sugar cake is poked and poured with a toffee syrup making this Brown Sugar Toffee Poke Cake a delicious Fall treat!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 12 slices
Calories: 300kcal


  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp ground ginger
  • 1 cup dark brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter softened
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup milk


  • 1 stick butter
  • 1 cup dark brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup heavy cream


  • Preheat oven to 350.
  • In bowl combine your flour, baking powder, baking soda and spices.
  • In another bowl cream together your butter and brown sugar, mix in your eggs until combined then add in your milk and continue to beat until incorporated.
  • Mix in your dry mixture until just combined.
  • Pour into a greased 9x9" baking dish and bake for about 25 minutes or until center is set and cake is golden.
  • Meanwhile in saucepan mix together all your ingredients for your Toffee Sauce and bring to a boil, stirring constantly making sure it doesn't boil over.
  • Reduce heat and simmer, stirring often until slightly thickened and turns a shade darker.
  • Meanwhile, remove your cake from oven and immediately poke all over top with skewer, fork or the end of a spoon.
  • Pour about 1/2 of your sauce mixture over the top and let sit for about 20 minutes to absorb.
  • Serve warm with warm sauce over top.


Best if served warm *Cake has the texture almost of gingerbread cake


Calories: 300kcal | Carbohydrates: 49g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 58mg | Sodium: 170mg | Potassium: 100mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 36g | Vitamin A: 395IU | Vitamin C: 0.1mg | Calcium: 59mg | Iron: 1.1mg