Tuesday, March 22, 2022

Chocolate Pudding Cake

Chocolate pudding cake in a square baking pan.

This chocolate pudding cake is both chocolate cake and chocolate pudding! It's a yummy and easy dessert to make for any meal.

It's a recipe from my past. We had a regular babysitter who would bake this yummy chocolate pudding cake for us all the time. I set out to replicate it and this is what I came up with. Enjoy!

The base of chocolate pudding cake
The base of chocolate pudding cake

Sugar and cocoa sprinkled on top of chocolate pudding cake.
Add a layer of sugar and cocoa

Pour boiling water on top of chocolate pudding cake
Pour boiling water on top of chocolate pudding cake and bake in oven

Chocolate Pudding Cake

Serves 6

1 ¼ cups all purpose flour
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1-oz square unsweetened chocolate
2 tablespoons butter
1 egg, slightly beaten
1 cup buttermilk
1 teaspoon vanilla


1/3 cup cocoa powder
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup white sugar
1 ½ cups boiling water
Whipping cream or ice cream (optional)


Preheat oven to 350 degrees F°. 

Lightly grease an 8x8-inch cake pan or line with parchment paper.

In a large bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt. 

Place chocolate and butter together in a very small saucepan and heat at a very low heat, stirring often, until melted. Stir into dry ingredients with egg, buttermilk, and vanilla.

Pour into the prepared pan. 

For the topping, mix cocoa, brown sugar, white sugar in a small bowl. Spread over top of cake batter. Pour boiling water over all. 

Bake 45 minutes or until cake is set.

Serve with whipping cream or ice cream.

Plate of chocolate pudding cake
Yummy Chocolate pudding cake

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chocolate cake with glaze on a plate.
Chocolate cake with
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Pineapple Upside Down Cake
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