This is a warm chocolate cake that makes it’s own fudge sauce as it cooks. Garnish with whipped topping or ice cream. Makes about 8 servings.
Hot Fudge Pudding Cake II
1 3/4 cups white sugar
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
10 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
3 teaspoons baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup milk
1/2 cup butter, melted
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
3/4 cup packed brown sugar
1 2/3 cups hot water
1 Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
2 In a medium bowl, stir together the 2/3 cup sugar, flour, 5 tablespoons of the cocoa, baking powder and salt. Blend in milk, melted butter and vanilla; beat until smooth. Pour batter into one 9 inch square baking dish.
3 In separate bowl, stir together the remaining white sugar, brown sugar and the remaining cocoa; sprinkle mixture evenly over batter. Pour hot water over top. Do not stir!
4 Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 35 to 40 minutes or until center is almost set. Let stand for 15 minutes. Then spoon into dessert dishes, spooning sauce from bottom of pan over top.