Hot Fudge Cake

Cooking Light
This is one of my favorite recipes for a lot of reasons. It's practically fat-free, and it's easy to make. Plus it calls for ingredients that you always have around.
12 servings


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1 cup all-purpose flour
3/4 cup granulated sugar
3 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup fat-free milk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup packed brown sugar
3 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa
1 1/2 cups hot water


Preheat oven to 350°.

Lightly spoon flour into a dry measuring cup, and level with a knife. Combine the first 5 ingredients in a medium bowl. Stir in milk and vanilla extract. Spoon the batter into a 9-inch square baking pan. Combine brown sugar and 3 tablespoons cocoa, and sprinkle over cake batter. Pour water over batter (do not stir). Bake at 350° for 40 minutes or until cake springs back when lightly touched in center. Serve warm.

Created date

January 1998

Nutritional Information

Calories 172
Caloriesfromfat 3 %
Fat 0.5 g
Satfat 0.3 g
Monofat 0.0 g
Polyfat 0.1 g
Protein 2.2 g
Carbohydrate 40.3 g
Fiber 0.3 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 1.4 mg
Sodium 63 mg
Calcium 79 mg