Hot Fudge Cake

Rev BJ Friley


This recipe was handed down to me by Mrs Pauline Sharp who founded my childhood church.


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9 servings
15 Min
40 Min
Convection Oven


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1 c
all-purpose flour
3/4 c
6 Tbsp
baking cocoa, divided
2 tsp
baking powder
1/4 tsp
1/2 c
2 Tbsp
vegetable oil
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1 c
brown sugar, packed
1 3/4 c
hot water


whipped cream or ice cream

How to Make Hot Fudge Cake


  • 1In a medium bowl, combine flour, sugar, 2 Tbsp. cocoa, baking powder and salt.
  • 2Stir in the milk, oil, and vanilla until smooth.
  • 3Spread in a ungreased 9-inch square baking pan.
  • 4In a bowl, combine brown sugar and remaining cocoa.
  • 5Sprinkle mixture over batter.
  • 6Pour hot water over all; DO NOT stir.
  • 7Bake at 350 degrees F for 35 to 40 minutes.
  • 8Serve warm.
  • 9Top with whipped cream or ice cream if desired.

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About Hot Fudge Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Heirloom

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