Chocolate pudding cake

Prep 10 min
Total 40 min
Serves 6



1 cup
all-purpose flour
1/3 cup
1/4 cup
unsweetened cocoa powder
1/4 tsp
3/4 cup
1/4 cup
unsalted butter, melted
1 tsp


1/3 cup
granulated sugar
1/3 cup
3 tbsp
unsweetened cocoa powder
3/4 cup
boiling water


vanilla ice cream, optional
whipped cream, optional
cocoa powder, optional


  • Position rack in centre of oven, then preheat to 350F. Spray a deep 9-in. baking dish (6-cup capacity) with oil. Boil water in a kettle while preparing cake.
  • Cake: Whisk flour with sugar, cocoa, baking powder and salt in a large bowl. Whisk in milk, butter and vanilla until smooth. Pour batter into prepared dish. Smooth top.
  • Sauce: Whisk granulated and brown sugars with cocoa in a small bowl and sprinkle evenly over batter. Pour 3⁄4 cup boiling water over top without stirring.
  • Bake, covering with foil halfway through, until centre is jiggly when dish is shaken, 25 to 30 min. Transfer to rack to cool, about 5 min. Serve in dishes, spooning sauce over cake. Top with vanilla ice cream, then sift cocoa overtop.


Calories 310, Protein 5 g, Carbohydrates 55 g, Fat 10 g, Fibre 2 g, Sodium 221 mg.
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