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The Best-Ever Chocolate Pudding Cake Recipe

Brenda loves a sweet treat. If she's going to have dessert, she wants it to be a yummy homemade one like the one from this recipe!

The Best-Ever Chocolate Pudding Cake Recipe

The Best-Ever Chocolate Pudding Cake Recipe

Looking For A Great Chocolate Pudding Cake Recipe?

This page is dedicated to the dessert course so if you are watching what you eat, this is NOT where you want to be and I advise you to leave before you are tempted. However, if you are looking for a simple, easy and delicious dessert recipe, one that qualifies as comfort food and is a bit healthier than some recipes, then I encourage you to read on, print the recipe and bake yourself a fabulous and homemade chocolate pudding cake.

What Is A Pudding Cake?

A pudding cake is a dessert that falls between a pudding and a cake. (Bet you could have guessed that much!) They are often but not always made by simply stirring together a batter, putting it in a casserole dish and adding water. The cake manages to become a cake with sauce that will amaze and delight you.

Are Pudding Cakes Easy To Make?

Why yes, pudding cakes are usually very easy to make...almost as easy to make as they are to eat.

What Do You Need To Make A Pudding Cake?

Most pudding cakes are created from some pretty basic kitchen supplies including but not necessarily limited to a bowl or two, measuring cups, a pan and a spoon. Usually they require very basic ingredients that you likely already have in your kitchen. Some are a bit more complicated but all are worth the effort required to produce a tasty, homemade dessert.

The Best-Ever Chocolate Pudding Cake Recipe

  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup whole wheat flour
  • 3/4 cup unpacked brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup 1 percent milk
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 3/4 cup unpacked brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 3/4 cups boiling water


  1. The first step is to preheat your oven to 350 degrees. The rest of this recipe is just about as easy as that.
  2. Combine the flours, brown sugar, first amount of cocoa powder, baking powder and salt in a bowl. Stir them well and set aside.
  3. In a measuring cup, combine milk and oil.
  4. Add liquid mix to flour mix and stir with a spoon until well blended. Pour this batter into an ungreased 8 inch square baking pan. (I cheat and use a similarly sized round casserole dish.) Spread the batter evenly.
  5. For the sauce, mix in a small bowl the brown sugar and the second amount of cocoa powder. Sprinkle this mix over the batter in the pan and then pour the boiling water on top.
  6. DON'T STIR. (Yes, that is DO NOT stir.)
  7. This is the magic of pudding cake. If you are serving children, make sure you share the process with them. Even my teens were suitably impressed.
  8. Bake the cake for 40 to 45 minutes or until dry on top. Let stand for five minutes before eating. Ice cream is a nice although not really necessary accompaniment.

This Recipe is From The Looneyspoons Collection Cookbook

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© 2012 Treasures By Brenda

Is there a chocolate pudding cake in your future?

Abby Slutsky from America on July 19, 2020:

I have never made one, but there could be. Looks simple, delicious, and decadent.

Susan Deppner from Arkansas USA on September 19, 2016:

Nothing wrong with chocolate for breakfast! (Love this recipe!)

Treasures By Brenda (author) from Canada on April 29, 2015:

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Definitely not, LOL!

Fay Favored from USA on March 20, 2015:

This is not something I should be looking at before breakfast. So good :)

GEMNITYA5 on May 08, 2014:

You're Superb....BlessingsGEM

momsfunny on January 18, 2013:

Tasty recipe. I would love to try this.

BarbaraAnn13 on December 07, 2012:

My Husband is a Freak for chocolate pudding cake this recipe put a smile on his face!

fathomblueEG on August 31, 2012:

Most definitely but I probably won't get much cause my girls will inhale it I think, especially with vanilla ice cream and maybe a drizzle of caramel. Oh I can't wait!!

Susan Deppner from Arkansas USA on June 05, 2012:

How did I miss this? I have never made pudding cake but have always wanted to try it. Now I have the BEST-EVER recipe!

juliet765 on May 20, 2012:

They look delicious

Camden1 on May 12, 2012:

I love chocolate pudding cake - it's so easy and I almost always have the ingredients on hand.

Joan4 on March 21, 2012:

Ohhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh! That chocolate pudding cake looks absolutely sinfully good!

tandemonimom lm on March 21, 2012:

Dang, girl, I did NOT need to see that before I've eaten breakfast! *drool*

Clairissa from OREFIELD, PA on March 19, 2012:

Oh my, that sounds so good. Figures... I just started a diet today. :)

jolou on March 19, 2012:

Chocolate pudding cake is definitely a comfort food, and very delicious.

Ahdilarum on March 19, 2012:

Delicious pudding cake. Enjoyed a lot..

Itaya Lightbourne from Topeka, KS on March 19, 2012:

Even though I can't have any...this looks so yummy! Delicious article. :)

Terrie_Schultz on March 19, 2012:

This looks delicious!

JoshK47 on March 19, 2012:

I do believe there may need to be now! Thanks for sharing - blessed by a SquidAngel!

anonymous on March 19, 2012:

I love pudding cakes but have never made one. I'll give this a try. Thanks.

anonymous on March 19, 2012:

The intro pic got me in... and I can't wait for future to arrive! I would love to have a chocolate pudding cake - now, and wish I could! :))

Marika from Cyprus on March 19, 2012:

Oh wow now I want some...

jballs6 on March 19, 2012:

There most certainly is! yum yum!

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