Hot Fudge Cake

As summer approaches and the weather gets nicer we have been busy making homemade ice cream on Sunday afternoons. It’s something Clayton and I enjoy doing and well it’s delicious so why wouldn’t we! But to finish off the ice cream Clayton loves one of my family favorite recipes of Hot Fudge Cake! Its a breeze to make and even Clayton himself can make it! Enjoy this Hot Fudge Cake that I believe was originally a Hershey’s recipe.

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Hot Fudge Cake
 
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Ingredients
  • 1¼ cups granulated sugar, divided
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • ½ cup cocoa, divided
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup milk
  • ⅓ cup butter, melted
  • 1½ teaspoons vanilla extract
  • ½ cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1¼ cups hot water
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. In a mixing bowl, combine ¾ cup granulated sugar, flour, ¼ cup cocoa, baking powder and salt.
  3. Stir in milk, butter and vanilla; beat until smooth.
  4. Spread batter in ungreased 9-inch square baking pan or a 9-inch round cake pan.
  5. Stir together remaining ½ cup granulated sugar, brown sugar and remaining ¼ cup cocoa; sprinkle mixture evenly over batter.
  6. Pour hot water over top; do not stir.
  7. Bake 35 to 40 minutes or until center is almost set. Remove from oven; let stand 15 minutes.
  8. Serve hot fudge cake in dessert cups and don't forget to spoon the fudge sauce from the bottom of pan over the top. Top with ice cream and ENJOY!

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