Hot Fudge Chocolate Pudding Cake Recipe

Hot Fudge Chocolate Pudding Cake Recipe

How To Make Hot Fudge Chocolate Pudding Cake

Step into chocolate heaven with this chocolate pudding cake. Moist chocolate cake on top and hot fudge chocolate pudding at the bottom – the best mix!

Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking: 35 minutes
Cool Time: 15 minutes
Total: 55 minutes



  • 1cupall-purpose flour,or plain flour
  • ½cupwhite granulated sugar
  • ¼cupcocoa powder
  • 2tspbaking powder
  • ¼tspsalt
  • ¾cupmilk
  • ¼cupunsalted butter,melted
  • 1tsppure vanilla extract

For Fudge Sauce:

  • ½cupwhite granulated sugar
  • ½cuppacked light brown sugar
  • 3tbspcocoa powder
  • cupsboiling water,or less, depending on desired consistency


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

  2. Lightly grease a 9-inch square baking pan. Pre-boil water in a kettle while preparing the cake.

  3. Combine granulated sugar with the flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, and salt.

  4. Add in the milk, butter, and vanilla; whisk until smooth and fairly lump-free.

  5. Pour the batter into prepared baking pan or dish and spread evenly.

  6. Combine together white sugar, brown sugar, and cocoa powder for the fudge.

  7. Evenly sprinkle mixture over the batter. Slowly pour the boiling water over the top.

  8. Bake 35 minutes or until the center is almost set. Remove from oven. Allow to cool for 15 minutes.

  9. Serve with ice cream or whipped cream, and spoon fudge sauce from the bottom of the pan over top of each serving of cake.


  • Calories: 252.03kcal
  • Fat: 6.49g
  • Saturated Fat: 3.98g
  • Trans Fat: 0.21g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 1.69g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.31g
  • Carbohydrates: 48.52g
  • Fiber: 1.93g
  • Sugar: 35.24g
  • Protein: 2.97g
  • Cholesterol: 15.59mg
  • Sodium: 160.88mg
  • Calcium: 118.66mg
  • Potassium: 124.51mg
  • Iron: 1.45mg
  • Vitamin A: 52.48µg
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