Guilt Free Chocolate Pudding Cake

READY IN: 1hr 15mins
Recipe by racrgal

This is a fudgey cake that will cure any chocolate craving without days of guilt or three hours at the gym. It's so very easy too. I've served this to guests and they begged for the recipe. Cooking time includes cooling time. Don't let the long list of ingredients scare you off. This is a very easy recipe that doesn't even require a mixer.

Top Review by Roxygirl in Colorado

It was really hard to wait the 30 min. cooling time but it def. got thicker as it cooled. This was very good and the whole family enjoyed it topped it with some whipped Dream Whip (with almond extract added). I wish it'd been a bit sweeter (I have a big sweet tooth) but the rest of the family thought it was sweet enough. I might decrease a bit of the cocoa powder next time to taste the sweetness more. Thanks racrgal, for posting! Roxygirl

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350. Spray a 9 inch square pan with nonstick spray.
  2. Combine the flour, granulated sugar 1/3 cup of cocoa, baking powder, instant coffee powder, baking soda and salt in a large bowl.
  3. Make a well in the center and pour in milk, melted butter and vanilla.
  4. Stir just until blended. Pour the batter evenly into prepared pan.
  5. Mix brown sugar and the 1/4 cup cocoa in a small bowl. Sprinkle evenly over the batter.
  6. Gently pour the boiling water over the top in a zig zag pattern. DO NOT STIR.
  7. Bake until the top of the pudding is set. About 35 minutes.
  8. Cool on a rack at least 30 minutes before serving.
  9. Cut into squares and serve warm or at room temperature.

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