Hot Chocolate Pudding Cake a La Mode

Recipe by RecipeNut

As the cake bakes, the batter separates into 2 layers, a soft pudding on bottom and a cake layer on top.

Top Review by MIGirl

This cake was Great, but I had to guess how much baking powder to use for step 3, as it is not listed in the ingredients.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees. You'll need a shallow baking dish.
  2. Microwave butter and chocolate in a small bowl just until melted; stir with a whisk to combine, then stir in yolk until well blended.
  3. Whisk flour, 3/4 cup granulated sugar, 1/3 cup cocoa, the baking powder and salt in a medium bowl until blended. Stir in 1/2 cup milk, the butter mixture and vanilla until smooth. Spread batter into an ungreased baking dish.
  4. Mix remaining 1/2 cup granulated sugar, remaining 1/3 cup cocoa and the brown sugar in a small bowl with fingers or a fork until blended. Sprinkle over batter.
  5. Heat remaining 2 cups milk in microwave just until simmering. Slowly pour over mixture in baking dish--Don't Stir.
  6. BAke 45 minutes. Spoon into dessert bowls. Top each serving with a small scoop of ce cream. Serve immediately or pudding layer will be absorbed by cake layer.

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