Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 40 mins

This makes a pudding on the bottom as it bakes.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oven to 350.
  2. Mix flour,granulted sugar,2 tbsp cocoa baking powder and salt in ungreased square pan,9x9x2.
  3. Mix in milk,oil and vanilla with fork until smooth.
  4. Stir in nuts.
  5. Spread in pan.
  6. Sprinkle brown sugar and1/4 cup cocoa over batter.
  7. Pour water evenly over batter.
  8. Bake about 40 minutes or until top is dry.
  9. Cool 10 minutes.
  10. Spoon into dessert dishes and top with ice cream.


Most Helpful

I used to make this from the Hersheys cookbook. Excellent just as directed.

OKC3094 February 02, 2011

I really like this recipe but my fiance thought it was lacking something. It's a good recipe for when you want a fast dessert because chances are you have all of the ingredients on hand. Thanks for sharing!

quirkycook January 26, 2010

This is the exact recipe that my mother made when I was a kid. It is good with any kind of ice cream, but makes an extremely fantastic combo with homemade vanilla ice cream!! The best "volcano" cake substitute there is! Thanks for posting.

SReiff April 29, 2008

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