Pouding Du Chômeur -- Vanilla Cake With Caramel Topping

Total Time
1hr 15mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 1 hr

I am posting this for the Zaar World Tour II. I have not tried this. It is compliments of http://frenchfood.about.com

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Cream the shortening and sugar in a medium bowl.
  3. Add the egg and mix well.
  4. In another bowl, mix the flour, salt and baking powder.
  5. Add the flour alternating with the milk to the sugar mixture.
  6. Stir in the vanilla.
  7. For the sauce:.
  8. In a sauce, add the brown sugar, water, butter (and nuts, if using) and boil for 8 minutes.
  9. Pour the batter into a loaf pan and pour the hot sauce on top of the batter.
  10. Bake in the oven for about 35-40 minutes.
  11. A toothpick should come out clean when inserted into the middle of the cake.
  12. To serve:.
  13. Cool slightly and serve with ice cream.

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