Devil's Float

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This is a quick dessert that any chocolate lover will flip over. It is also low in sugar and low in fat. Any variety of nut can be substituted for the pecans. Great with ice cream.

1
Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
40 mins
Total Time:
55 mins
Servings:
8
Yield:
8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour

  • ¾ cup white sugar

  • 2 tablespoons cocoa powder

  • 2 teaspoons baking powder

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • ½ cup milk

  • 2 tablespoons melted butter

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • ½ cup chopped pecans

  • ½ cup white sugar

  • ½ cup brown sugar

  • 2 tablespoons cocoa powder

  • 1 cup hot water

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  2. Sift flour, 3/4 cup white sugar, 2 tablespoons cocoa powder, baking powder, and salt together in a bowl. Stir milk, butter, and vanilla extract into flour mixture until batter is just combined; fold in pecans. Pour batter into an 8x8-inch baking dish.

  3. Mix 1/2 cup white sugar, brown sugar, and 2 tablespoons cocoa powder together in a bowl; sprinkle over batter. Pour hot water over batter and sugar layer.

  4. Bake in the preheated oven until top cake layer is floating on bottom pudding layer, about 40 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

319 Calories
9g Fat
60g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 319
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 9g 11%
Saturated Fat 3g 14%
Cholesterol 9mg 3%
Sodium 227mg 10%
Total Carbohydrate 60g 22%
Dietary Fiber 2g 7%
Total Sugars 46g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 0mg 1%
Calcium 110mg 8%
Iron 2mg 8%
Potassium 130mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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