Slow-Cooker Hot Fudge-Cherry Pudding Cake

Slow-Cooker Hot Fudge-Cherry Pudding Cake

Simply mix the ingredients in the slow cooker before making dinner, and dessert will be ready when dinner's done. Served warm, it's a fudgy delight!

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

1:40

Hr:Mins

Makes

6

servings

Cake Mixture
1 1/4
cups Gold MedalĀ® all-purpose flour
3/4
cup sugar
1/4
cup unsweetened baking cocoa
1 1/2
teaspoons baking powder
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/2
cup milk
2
tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
1
teaspoon almond extract
1
bag (12 oz) frozen dark sweet cherries, thawed, coarsely chopped and drained
Pudding Mixture
1
cup sugar
1/4
cup unsweetened baking cocoa
Dash salt
1 1/3
cups boiling water
Topping
1/4
cup semisweet chocolate chips
1/4
cup slivered almonds
  1. Spray 3- to 4-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. In medium bowl, mix flour, 3/4 cup sugar, 1/4 cup cocoa, the baking powder and 1/2 teaspoon salt. Stir in milk, butter and almond extract until well blended. Stir in cherries. Spread batter evenly in slow cooker.
  2. In small bowl, mix pudding mixture ingredients except boiling water. Sprinkle evenly over batter in cooker. Carefully pour boiling water over top to moisten all of sugar mixture.
  3. Cover; cook on High heat setting 1 hour to 1 hour 30 minutes or until top springs back when touched lightly (center will still be soft). Turn off slow cooker; let cake stand uncovered 20 minutes to cool slightly. Sprinkle with chocolate chips and almonds. Cover; let stand 5 minutes longer to soften chips.
Makes 6 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Substitution:
Sour red pie cherries can be used for the dark cherries although the flavor will be much different. Maraschino cherries are not recommended.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 520
    • (Calories from Fat 90),
  • Total Fat 10g
    • (Saturated Fat 4 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 10mg;
  • Sodium 380mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 102g
    • (Dietary Fiber 5g,
    • Sugars 75g),
  • Protein 6g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 1/2 Starch;
    • 1/2 Fruit;
    • 5 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 7;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.