Chocolate Espresso Pudding Cake

READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by the_cookie_lady

From Cooking Light's 1994 Annual Cookbook. This is baked in an 8" square pan and is very easy to make. The "pudding" texture is created by pouring hot liquid over the batter just before baking. Just don't stir the liquid into the batter!

Top Review by Sheepie87

I really wanted to like this cake, but it turned out extremely chewy and heavy. It tastes good, but the texture is not that great. Sorry.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine first 6 ingredients in a bowl; stir well. Combine milk, oil and vanilla; add to dry ingredients and stir. Spoon into an 8-inch square pan.
  2. Combine brown sugar, 3 Tbsp cocoa and 2 tsp espresso powder. Sprinkle over batter. Pour water over batter. DO NOT STIR.
  3. Bake @ 350 degrees for 30 minutes or until cake springs back when touched. Serve warm.

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