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Hot Fudge Pudding

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Recipe Created By: mom2camfox


1 cup flour
2 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp salt
3/4 cup sugar
2 Tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder
1/2 cup milk or safe substitute
3 Tbsp margarine, melted
1 cup brown sugar, packed
1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1 3/4 cups hot water


Heat oven to 350 °F.

Sift flour, salt, sugar, baking powder and 2 Tbsp cocoa powder together in to medium bowl. Stir in milk and margarine (batter will be thick).

Spread into 9x9" pan or round cake pan.

In separate bowl blend together brown sugar and 1/4 cup cocoa powder and sprinkle over top of batter. Pour HOT water over top of entire mixture. Place in oven, and bake for 45 minutes.

During baking the cake mixture rises to top and chocolate sauce settles to bottom. Cut into squares, invert onto plate and pour sauce over. Serve warm. yummy with a scoop of safe ice cream or whip cream. The sauce is like pudding. Very yummy!


Easy as anything to make, common ingredients, very good!


This recipe also works with shortening.
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