Chocolate Pudding Cake

Adapted from dinneratthezoo.com

Alternate, untested recipe at joyofbaking.com


  • 3/4 cup all purpose flour (for GF use 1 cup flour + 1/4 tsp xanthan gum))
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder (for GF use 2 teaspoons)
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup plus 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder, divided
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 3 tablespoons melted butter
  • 1 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup firmly packed light brown sugar
  • 1 3/4 cups boiling water (for GF use 1 1/4 cup boiling water)

  1. Pre-heat oven to 350-F. Grease a 8-inch square baking dish or round soufflé dish.
  2. Combine flour, granulated sugar, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and 1/3 cup cocoa in medium bowl.
  3. Add milk, butter, and vanilla; stir until just blended.
  4. Spoon the batter into the prepared dish.
  5. Combine brown sugar and 1/4 cup cocoa powder in small bowl. Sprinkle evenly over batter.
  6. Pour boiling water over entire mixture; DO NOT STIR.
  7. Bake 35 minutes or until the cake is puffed and just beginning to pull away from the sides of the pan. The cake will appear only partially baked.
  8. Cool for 10 minutes. Serve warm with ice cream or cold with whipped cream.

Chocolate Pudding Cake

Dessert
Serves: 6

A delicious combination of chocolate cake and chocolate pudding that is surprisingly low in fat.

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup all purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup plus 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder, divided
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 3 tablespoons melted butter
  • 1 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup firmly packed light brown sugar
  • 1 3/4 cups boiling water(boil first, then measure)

Instructions

1

Preheat oven to 350-F. Grease a 9-inch square baking dish or round soufflé dish.

2

Combine flour, granulated sugar, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and 1/3 cup cocoa in medium bowl.

3

Add milk, butter, and vanilla, stir until just blended. Spoon the batter into the prepared dish.

4

Combine brown sugar and 1/4 cup cocoa powder in small bowl. Sprinkle evenly over batter.

5

Pour boiling water over entire mixture; DO NOT STIR.

6

Bake 35 minutes or until the cake is puffed and just beginning to pull away from the sides of the pan. The cake will appear only partially baked, but remember that it is a cake with pudding baking together.

7

Cool for 10 minutes. Serve warm with ice cream or cold with whipped cream.

Notes

Rating: 5 out of 5.

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