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Hot Fudge Cake

Yield 12 servings
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.

Ingredients

  • 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

Nutrition 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

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 350°.

  2. 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.