An old recipe passed down and around from generation to generation. Old classics, from our parents and grandparents, are the ones that are dear to my heart. Tried and true, they are truly amazing. Withstanding the test of time to be made over and over and over, again. Just reading an old recipe can make my heart smile with sweet and loving memories of years gone by.
Chocolate Pudding Cake
- 1 cup all purpose flour
- 2 teaspoons baking powder
- 1/4 teaspoon fine sea salt
- 8 Tablespoons cocoa, divded
- 1 – 1/2 cups sugar, divided
- 4 Tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
- 1/2 cup milk
- 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
- 1/2 cup brown sugar, homemade
- 1 cup very hot to boiling water
—Grease 8×8 pan.
—Preheat oven 350 degrees F.
—Whisk together all purpose flour, baking powder, salt, 4 Tablespoons cocoa and 3/4 cup sugar.
—Stir in milk, vanilla extract and melted butter or margarine.
—Spread evenly in greased pan.
—Mix together; 1/2 cup sugar, brown sugar and remaining 4 Tablespoons cocoa.
—Sprinkle evenly on top of batter.
—Slowly pour hot water over sugar mixture.
—Cook in preheated oven 25 to 30 minutes.
—Let sit at least 10 to 20 minutes before serving.
NOTE: The pudding will have an amazing chocolate sauce while hot to warm, becoming thicker the cooler it get. I keep this in the refrigerator.