Total Time
1hr
Prep 20 mins
Cook 40 mins

this is a terrific dessert..we like to serve it with homemade ice cream..so decadent!!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. to prepare BASE:.
  2. sift dry ingredients together
  3. stir in milk and shortening; mix till smooth -- add nuts, if desired.
  4. spread in a 13x9" baking pan and sprinkle with the topping.
  5. to prepare TOPPING:.
  6. mix brown sugar and cocoa powder thoroughly --
  7. after sprinkling over base -- cover entire batter with 2 5/8 cups boiling water.
  8. bake at 350* for 40 minutes.

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