Hot Fudge Pudding Cake

For a simple chocolaty dessert that serves eight, this is a super selection—only 15 minutes to put together!

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 5 min
  • Servings 8

Ingredients

Cake

1 1/4
cups 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 vanilla

Pudding Mixture

1
cup sugar
1/4
cup unsweetened baking cocoa
Dash salt
1 1/3
cups boiling water
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. 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 vanilla until well blended. Spread batter in ungreased 8-inch square or 9-inch round cake pan.
  • 2 In small bowl, mix 1 cup sugar, 1/4 cup cocoa and dash salt. Sprinkle evenly over batter. Pour boiling water over sugar mixture.
  • 3 Bake 40 to 50 minutes or until center is set and firm to the touch. Serve warm. If desired, serve with ice cream. Store in refrigerator.

Expert Tips

Don't stir the water into the batter. During baking, the top layer bakes into a cake and the bottom layer turns into a fudgy pudding.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
300
(
Calories from Fat
35),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4g
4%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
10mg
10%;
Sodium
290mg
290%;
Total Carbohydrate
63g
63%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
45g
45%
),
Protein
4g
4%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
8%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 3 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
4
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.