Slow-Cooker Hot Fudge Sundae Cake

It’s magic! A rich hot fudge sauce forms while the cake bakes. Yum!

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 3 hr 25 min
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

1
cup Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1/2
cup granulated sugar
2
tablespoons baking cocoa
2
teaspoons baking powder
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/2
cup milk
2
tablespoons vegetable oil
1
teaspoon vanilla
1/2
cup chopped nuts
3/4
cup packed brown sugar
1/4
cup baking cocoa
1 1/2
cups hot water
  • 1 Spray inside of 2- to 3 1/2-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. Mix flour, granulated sugar, 2 tablespoons cocoa, the baking powder and salt in medium bowl. Stir in milk, oil and vanilla until smooth. Stir in nuts. Spread batter evenly in slow cooker.
  • 2 Mix brown sugar and 1/4 cup cocoa in small bowl. Stir in hot water until smooth. Pour evenly over batter in slow cooker.
  • 3 Cover and cook on high heat setting 2 hours to 2 hours 30 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  • 4 Turn off slow cooker. Let cake stand uncovered 30 to 40 minutes to cool slightly before serving. Spoon warm cake into dessert dishes. Spoon sauce over top.

    Note: This recipe was tested in slow cookers with heating elements in the side and bottom of the cooker, not in cookers that stand only on a heated base. For slow cookers with just a heated base, follow the manufacturer’s directions for layering ingredients and choosing a temperature.

Expert Tips

Cooling the dessert in the slow cooker gives the sauce time to thicken so it’s rich and fudgy.

Top off this chocolate lover’s treat with what else but a scoop of ice cream and a long-stemmed cherry!

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
380
(
Calories from Fat
110 ),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
12 g
12 %
(Saturated Fat
2 g,
2 %
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
380 mg
380 %;
Total Carbohydrate
66 g
66 %
(Dietary Fiber
3 g
3 %
),
Protein
5 g
5 %
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
16%;
Iron
14%;
Exchanges:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.