Blueberry and Crème de Cassis Poke Cake

Blueberry and Crème de Cassis Poke Cake

  • Preparation 20 min
  • Cooking 40 min
  • Servings 16

A poke cake is a cake that has holes poked in it and then a liquid poured over it. In this recipe, a blueberry and crème de cassis sauce is poured over a vanilla cake bursting with flavour.

  • Vegetarian
  • Nut-free



  • Cake

    • 1 1/4 cups (190 g) unbleached all-purpose flour
    • 1 tsp baking powder
    • 1/4 tsp baking soda
    • 3 eggs
    • 3/4 cup (160 g) sugar
    • 1/2 cup (115 g) unsalted butter, melted and cooled
    • 3/4 cup (180 ml) milk
  • Blueberry and Crème de Cassis Sauce

    • 3 cups (420 g) frozen blueberries
    • 1/4 cup (55 g) sugar
    • 3 tbsp (45 ml) crème de cassis or water
    • 2 tbsp (30 ml) lemon juice


  • Cake

  • Blueberry and Crème de Cassis Sauce

Note from Ricardo

A poke cake is a baked cake with holes poked in it to help it soak up a coulis, cream or sauce.

Personal Note

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