Grandma Hagerson's recipe for chocolate pudding cake. The water poured over the top at the end blends in with the other ingredients and settles on the bottom while cooking, creating a delightful pudding underneath the cake when it is finished!



Original recipe yields 10 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  • Sift flour, 3/4 cup white sugar, baking powder, and salt together in a bowl. Mix in milk, butter, vanilla extract, and chocolate. Pour mixture into an ungreased 8x8-inch baking pan.

  • Mix brown sugar, cocoa, and remaining white sugar together in another bowl. Spread over the top of the batter in the pan. Pour in water.

  • Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out mostly clean, about 30 minutes. Allow to cool in the pan for 15 to 30 minutes. Serve warm.

Nutrition Facts

216 calories; 4.3 g total fat; 7 mg cholesterol; 181 mg sodium. 44 g carbohydrates; 2.3 g protein; Full Nutrition