How many holes do you poke in cake and how deep do you go with skewer?

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OMG! Coconut Pound Cake
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ChefJune May 12, 2017
I use the metal skewers I would use for a turkey, and I go as deep as the skewer will let me. (Obviously I don't let go of it or it would get lost inside the cake.) I don't really count how many holes, but I go thoroughly all over the surface. You want the cake to be as evenly imbibed with the syrup as possible. Maybe 35 or 40 pokes?
 
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