Hot Fudge Sunday Cake

Hot Fudge Sunday Cake Recipe

No Photo

Have you made this?

 Share your own photo!

Angela Reynolds


My mother-in-law gave me this recipe. She use to make this for my husband. Before she died she wanted to make sure I had it because Bob loved it so much. It is a delicious hot fudge cake served over vanilla icecream. big hit for chocolate lovers.


★★★★★ 2 votes

40 Min


  • 1 c
    all purpose flour
  • 3/4 c
  • 2 Tbsp
    cocoa powder
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1/2 c
  • 2 Tbsp
    vegetable oil
  • 1 tsp
    pure vanilla extract
  • 1 c
    chopped pecans
  • 1 c
    firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 c
    cocoa powder
  • 1 3/4 c
    hot water

How to Make Hot Fudge Sunday Cake


  1. preheat oven to 350
  2. Stir flour, sugar, cocoa, and salt together in mixing bowl.
  3. Add milk, oil, and vanilla. Mix well with wooden spoon. If you want nuts in it add them now. Pour mixture into an ungreased glass 8x8 or 9x9 baking dish. Mixture will be thick, kinda like brownies.
  4. Sprinkle the brown sugar on top, then sprinkle the 1/4 c of cocoa on top of that. Pour hot tap water over it and bake for 35-40 min. This will have a layer of hot fudge sauce on the bottom and cake on the top layer. When done spoon in desert dish and top with vanilla icecream.

Printable Recipe Card

About Hot Fudge Sunday Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

Show 1 Comment & Review

Strawberry Recipes You Need To Make This Summer

Strawberry Recipes You Need to Make This Summer

Kitchen Crew

There are many surprising health benefits of strawberries . They are loaded with Vitamin C which helps support a healthy immune system. Their anti-inflammatory and antioxidant benefits can help protect...

15 Coffee Break-worthy Coffee Cake Recipes

15 Coffee Break-Worthy Coffee Cake Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Acceptable as a breakfast treat or a light dessert, no one can pass up a piece of coffee cake. Brew an extra pot of coffee today, because we've found 15...

13 Sheet Cake Recipes You Want To Slice Into

13 Sheet Cake Recipes You Want to Slice Into

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Easy, delicious and a family favorite - what’s not to love about sheet cake? Check out these 13 sheet cake recipes you need to make for dessert asap!