Glendora's Chocolate Fudge Pudding (Cake)

Glendora's Chocolate Fudge Pudding (Cake)

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"This is a great winter cake! While hot, add a scoop of ice cream to melt with it. Guaranteed a winner!!"


50 m servings 385 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 385 kcal
  • 19%
  • Fat:
  • 12.4 g
  • 19%
  • Carbs:
  • 67.6g
  • 22%
  • Protein:
  • 5.4 g
  • 11%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 2 mg
  • < 1%
  • Sodium:
  • 569 mg
  • 23%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat an oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a shallow 1 quart baking dish.
  2. Whisk flour, baking powder, white sugar, 2 tablespoons cocoa powder, and salt together in a large bowl. Mix in the milk, oil, and vanilla extract. Stir in nuts. Pour batter into prepared baking dish.
  3. Mix brown sugar and remaining 1/4 cup cocoa powder together; sprinkle over batter in baking dish. Pour the boiling water slowly over the top of the batter and topping.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven for 40 minutes. The top of the cake will be set and the bottom will be soft. Invert hot cake onto a platter to serve.
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  1. 35 Ratings


This is a true pudding cake that was popular in the 1980's and 1990's. Its not meant to be turned out onto a platter but it is meant to be sponed out into a dish and topped with ice cream or wh...

I'm giving this a four as the taste was good, but man, it was a runny mess. Do not, I repeat, do not invert cake to a platter to serve. I had a placemat underneath thankfully, but the pudding-ne...

Hey guys, This is meant to be eaten cobbler style..served hot in a bowl with ice cream on top. If it isn't a little runny you will lose the hot fudge syrup kick. Try it again with that in mind...

We called this "Magic Chocolate Cake" because the ingredients reverse in the oven. The dry bottom and wet top make a fabulous pudding on the bottom and a brownie-like cake on top. It's a family ...

This is a nice pudding cake and better eaten hot with ice cream. For reviewers that complained about it being runny that is the way it is supposed to be: cake on top and a sauce on the bottom....

I wish I could give this recipe a fabulous review, but I can't. Sounds delicious, but it came out very runny. Not really pudding,really, just used it as a chocolate sauce over the cake part. No...

I like this recipe because it’s easy and you get your cake and hot chocolate sauce all in one easy step. Serve warm with vanilla ice cream for a nice treat.

best cake ever

This is the best choc lovers dream but cut the salt to a pinch and increase the hot water to 1 3\4 c. and increase the cocoa to 5 tbsp. Do not invert this dessert