Hot Fudge Sundae Cake

Hot Fudge Sundae Cake


"No messy clean-up with this one. Just mix and bake in the same pan. Serve with any flavor ice cream."


servings 297 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • Calories:
  • 297 kcal
  • 15%
  • Fat:
  • 11.7 g
  • 18%
  • Carbs:
  • 47.2g
  • 15%
  • Protein:
  • 4.2 g
  • 8%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 10 mg
  • 3%
  • Sodium:
  • 158 mg
  • 6%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. In ungreased 9 x 9 inch square pan stir together flour, sugar, 2 Tablespoons cocoa, baking powder and salt. Mix in milk, oil, and vanilla with fork until smooth. Stir in nuts.
  3. Spread evenly in pan. Sprinkle with brown sugar and 1/4 cup cocoa. Pour hot water over batter. Bake 40 minutes.
  4. Let stand 15 minutes; cut into squares. Invert each square onto dessert plate. Top with ice cream and spoon sauce over each serving.


  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.
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  1. 40 Ratings


I followed the recipe EXACTLY! The recipe states "No messy clean-up with this one. Just mix and bake in the same pan." This was NOT the case for me. After combining the flour & cocoa mixture ...

This one is a keeper in our house. It's so easy to make, I mixed it all in one pan as the recipe suggests. This is a must have to wow unexpected dinner guests. I didn't find it too sweet at a...

I have made this recipe for years - since I was in grade school! It is a favorite of my family. To the reviewer who felt it was really messy-you mix the cake then sprinkle the brown sugar/coco...

I used soy milk and almonds with good results. However, I was surprised by how much fudge sauce there was at the bottom! The cake itself was pretty good, chocolate-y and without being too sweet...

This is a VERY good cake! I just baked it according to the recipe and it turned out perfectly. You might want to add a pinch of cinnamon for a little extra zip. It was easy enough to make with m...

Very good! My family recipe differs a bit. With only 3/4 cup flour, 1/3 cup of brown sugar, 1 and 1/4 cup of hot water, and adding 1/4 cup of semisweet or dark chocolate chips to the topping!

Delicious!! I followed the recipe as is except I used an 8 inch square pan. Served warm with vanilla icecream. Thank you!

Easy and simple recipe to put together and execute. I didn't give it five stars because the cake had a bit of a baking powder after taste. Defintitely serve with vanilla ice cream or whipped c...

Turned out well, I didn't have brown sugar, so tried it with white, it is NOT a change I recommend. I didn't give it 5stars because I needed to add more milk to make the cake batter, but defini...