Hot Fudge Cake by Harriet Jean (Hoffman) Wassom

Hot Fudge Cake By Harriet Jean (hoffman) Wassom Recipe

No Photo

Have you made this?

 Share your own photo!

Lauri Myers


This is my Mother's Mother's recipe. My grandma passed November 2006. I have many of her recipes. She did give several to her daughter in law, my Aunt. I'm glad!


★★★★★ 2 votes

20 Min
50 Min


  • 1 c
    sifted flour
  • 3/4 c
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    cocoa powder
  • 2 Tbsp
    butter, melted
  • 1/2 c
    chopped nuts (important)
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 c
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract

How to Make Hot Fudge Cake by Harriet Jean (Hoffman) Wassom


  1. Sift dry ingredients together, add milk, butter, vanilla & nuts.
  2. Spread into 8 x 8 pan and pour over this batter; 1/2 c. white sugar, 1/2 brown sugar, 5 T. cocoa, 1 c. hot water, pinch of salt.
  3. Bake 35 or 40 minutes at 325. Let cool in pan & serve bottom side up with whipped cream or ice cream.

Printable Recipe Card

About Hot Fudge Cake by Harriet Jean (Hoffman) Wassom

Course/Dish: Other Desserts

Show 3 Comments & Reviews

13 Heavenly Cheesecake Recipes

13 Heavenly Cheesecake Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Cheesecake is one of our favorite go-to dessert recipes! So rich, creamy and dreamy, there’s nothing like biting into a delicious slice of cheesecake. Whether you’re into fruity cheesecakes, rich...

The Only 20 Peach Recipes You'll Ever Need

The Only 20 Peach Recipes You'll Ever Need

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

These recipes definitely aren't the pits. Here are some of our favorite peach recipes on Just A Pinch - we promise they're delicious!

Nut-thing But Love For These Pecan Desserts Recipe

"Nut"-Thing but Love for These Pecan Desserts

Kitchen Crew

There are strong opinions about putting nuts into dessert. Some say no way, while others raise their hand high (I have both hands raised) for any dessert, including ones with...