Gooey Chocolate Pudding Cake

Ci Hawkins


Didn't make any changes from the recipe by Anne Thornton. So strange to make but turns our great!


★★★★★ 2 votes

20 Min
30 Min


  • 3/4 c
    granulated sugar
  • 1 c
    all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 c
    cocoa powder
  • 2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp
    fine sea salt
  • 1/2 c
  • 1/3 c
    butter, melted
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    vanilla extract

  • 1/2 c
    granulated sugar
  • 1/2 c
    packed light brown sugar
  • 1/4 c
    cocoa powder
  • 1 1/4 c
    hot water

How to Make Gooey Chocolate Pudding Cake


  1. Pre heat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. For the cake: whisk together the sugar, flour, cocoa, baking powder and salt in a bowl. Whisk in the milk, butter and vanilla. Stir together until smooth with a wooden spoon or spatula.
  3. Pour thr batter into an ungreased 9-inch square baking pan. Use an off set spatula to level into pan.
  4. For the topping: whisk together the sugars and cocoa and sprinkly it evenly over the batter. Pour the hot water over the top. Resist the temptation stir it into the batter.
  5. Bake about 30 mins. You want the center to bubble and look almost set, almost like a undercooked brownie. Take out of the oven and let stand 15 minutes. Serve in dessert dishes, spooning from sauce from bottom of pan over top. Serve with vanilla or mint chocolate chip ice cream, if desired.

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About Gooey Chocolate Pudding Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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