Unemployment Cake (Poudding Chomeur)

READY IN: 50mins
Recipe by Stormy Nights in Ca

I'm French-Canadian and this is one of the best family recipes. This is definitely comfort food for me.

Top Review by Andtototoo

This was delicious! I baked the cake for 43 minutes and served it with whipped cream. Thanks for sharing.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. For sauce melt butter and stir in water, brown sugar and flavoring. Stir in flour and pour into deep baking dish. For the cake cream together butter and sugar. Mix dry ingredients together and add to butter and sugar. Mix in milk. Drop dough into sauce.
  2. Cook at 350 degrees for 30-40 minutes. Check to see if it is cooked by inserting a toothpick into cake. If it comes out clean, your cake is cooked.
  3. Serve warm with vanilla ice cream.
  4. **4 tbs of flour will give you more of a custard, where 2-3 tbs will be more of a sauce. It depends on your preference and how you like it*.

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