Hot fudge and cake make a great pair with this delicious hot fudge cake recipe from Iowa Food and Family!

Hot Fudge Cake

  • Prep Time: 
    20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 
    40 minutes
  • Servings: 
1 cup flour
¾ cup sugar
6 tablespoons cocoa, divided
2 teaspoon baking powder
¼ teaspoon salt
½ cup milk
2 tablespoons soybean oil
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup brown sugar
1¾ cup hot water
Whipped cream or ice cream, optional

Preheat oven to 350°F. In a medium bowl, combine the flour, sugar, 
2 tablespoons cocoa, baking powder and salt. Stir in the milk, oil and vanilla until smooth. Spread into an ungreased 9x13 baking pan (may take a bigger pan). Combine brown sugar and remaining cocoa; sprinkle over batter. Pour hot water over all; do not stir. Bake for 35 to 40 minutes. Serve warm. Top with whipped cream or ice cream if desired.

218 Calories
Per Serving: 218 Calories, 4g Total Fat, 1mg Cholesterol, 184mg Sodium, 46g Carbohydrate, 1.5g Fiber, 3g Protein