Hot Fudge Chocolate Pecan Cake

Tammy Brownlow


This is an easy semi-homemade dessert that will fix any chocolate craving. It's my creation of a cross between Texas Sheet Cake and Brownie Pudding - two of my favorites. I used pistachios, but pecans, or walnuts would be just as great. It's rich, and ooey-gooey good! I recommend serving with your favorite vanilla or cinnamon ice cream.

Southern Food With Flare


★★★★★ 1 vote

Makes 6 to 9 servings with a scoop of ice cream
10 Min
35 Min


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  • 1 c
    butter rich chocolate cake mix, dry
  • 1/2 c
  • 2 Tbsp
    vegetable oil
  • 1 tsp
    chocolate extract
  • 1/2 c
    chopped pecans (walnuts, or pistachios are very good too)
  • 1/2 tsp
    ground cinnamon

  • 3/4 c
    packed brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 c
    boiling water
  • 1/4 c
    unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    chocolate extract
  • 1/2 tsp
    vanilla extract

How to Make Hot Fudge Chocolate Pecan Cake


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a mixing bowl add cake mix and cinnamon. Combine milk, oil, and extract. Pour into cake mix and stir to combine. Add nuts and stir to incorporate.
  2. Pour into greased 8x8 square baking dish.
  3. In boiling water add cocoa powder, sugar, and extracts. Carefully ladle over cake mixture.
  4. Bake 35 minutes.
  5. Remove from oven and allow to cool 10 minutes. Serve over ice cream. Enjoy!

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About Hot Fudge Chocolate Pecan Cake

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

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