Chocolate Pudding Cake

Total Time
1hr 5mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 45 mins

This is my mom's recipe. It's a great dessert on a cold evening.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a medium bowl, combine 3/4 cup sugar, flour, 3 Tbls cocoa, baking powder and salt.
  2. Blend in milk, butter and vanilla.
  3. Beat until smooth.
  4. Pour into an 8 inch square pan.
  5. In a small bowl, combine 1/2 c sugar, brown sugar and 4 Tbls cocoa.
  6. Sprinkle over top of cake.
  8. Pour hot water over cake.
  10. Bake at 350F 35-40 minutes. Let stand 15 minutes.
  11. Serve warm topped with whipped topping or icecream.


Most Helpful

Very nice and surprised me how all the ingredients came together. I didn't think this was going to work but it did. Thanks!!!

tpregent January 31, 2006

Wonderful! I made this in a 9" round casserole type dish because I couldn't find a square pan. It took quite a bit longer to cook, but tastes absolutely wonderful, very rich!

Daphne2002 February 03, 2003

This was very good! Rich and chocolately and easy to prepare. This is one of those "magic" or "impossible" cake recipes - where you start with the batter on the bottom and the liquid on top, then when it bakes, the crust has formed on top, and the liquid has turned into a rich, gooey dark chocolate pudding sauce underneath. This was enjoyed by all, especially my husband. I found it delicious, but very,very sweet - next time I may reduce the sugar a bit.

HeatherFeather October 10, 2002

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