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Hot Fudge Pudding Cake

This Hot Fudge Pudding Cake has been a tried and true recipe for my family for many years.  It's very quick and easy making it one of the recipes I turn to when I want a homey, comfort food dessert.

Hot Fudge Pudding Cake
It has so many yummy things going for it.  First, it is chocolate.  That puts it high on my yumminess scale.  Next. it reminds me of an ooey, gooey brownie and brownies are one of my top five desserts. Lastly, it creates its own hot fudge sauce and any dessert with a hot fudge sauce is a winner in my book.

Hot Fudge Pudding Cake


Hot Fudge Pudding Cake
Hot Fudge Pudding Cake
I've been making this recipe at my house for years and years.  It is very easy to assemble and takes forty-five minutes to bake.  You can have a warm, gooey, chocolate dessert in about an hour so it is especially wonderful when a chocolate craving hits.

Of course, ice cream is a must-have addition to this hot fudgy deliciousness.  Vanilla is my ice cream of choice.  I like to add a few maraschino cherries, too.
Hot Fudge Pudding Cake

There's nothing exotic about the ingredients.  You probably have them all in your pantry right now, so there is nothing in the way of you having this for dessert tonight.


Hot Fudge Pudding Cake

Hot Fudge Pudding Cake Ingredients
Hot Fudge Pudding Cake Ingredients
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  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons cocoa
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 Tablespoons vegetable oil, or melted butter
  • 1 cup chopped nuts
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup cocoa
  • 1-3/4 cups hot water


Directions
Preheat your oven to 350 degrees F.

Measure flour, granulated sugar, baking powder, two tablespoons of cocoa, and salt into a bowl.  Blend in the milk and oil. Stir in the chopped nuts.

Spread the mixture into a ungreased 9x9x2" pan. The batter will be very thick.



In a small bowl, stir together the brown sugar and 1/4 cup cocoa powder.  Sprinkle the mixture over the batter in the pan. Pour the hot water over the batter.

Making the Fudge Sauce
Making the Fudge Sauce

 Bake for 45 minutes. You'll see the fudge sauce bubbling up around the edges.

The Baked Hot Fudge Pudding Cake
The Baked Hot Fudge Pudding Cake

When you break through the cake layer with your serving spoon you'll find the yummy hot fudge sauce. Serve warm with vanilla ice cream.


Make it, love it, enjoy it!

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