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Slow-Cooker Hot Fudge-Cherry Pudding Cake

  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 1 hr 40 min
  • Servings 6

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! ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

Cake Mixture

1 1/4
cups Gold Medal™ 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

Steps

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  • 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.

Expert Tips

  • 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

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
520
Calories from Fat
90
% Daily Value
Total Fat
10g
15%
Saturated Fat
4 1/2g
24%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
10mg
4%
Sodium
380mg
16%
Potassium
340mg
10%
Total Carbohydrate
102g
34%
Dietary Fiber
5g
21%
Sugars
75g
Protein
6g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%
6%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
15%
15%
Iron
15%
15%
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 Choice
7
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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