Hot Fudge Chocolate Pudding Cake

Looking for an easy chocolate treat? Look no further. This hot fudge chocolate pudding cake is easy to make, it’s so chocolaty, fudgy and so delicious. Serve this with a scoop of ice cream for an ultimate chocolate treat.




  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 2.5 tbsp. unsweetened cocoa powder
  • pinch of salt
  • 2 tbsp. unsalted butter, melted
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract


  • 1/4 cup white sugar
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp. unsweetened cocoa powder 
  • 1 cup water, boiled


  1. Preheat oven to 350 F. Lightly grease 8×8 baking dish. (pre boil water while making the cake)
  2. Make the cake: Stir flour, baking powder, sugar, cocoa and a pinch of salt in a medium size bowl. Add the milk, melted butter and vanilla extract. Stir until combined. Spread the mixture onto greased baking dish.
  3. Make the topping: Whisk granulated sugar, brown sugar and cocoa. Sprinkle over the cake. Carefully pour hot water over the whole cake. Do not stir! Leave the cake untouched with the water on top.
  4. Bake for about 30 minutes. Or until the cake is almost set.
  5. Cool for 5-10 minutes before serving. 

Keywords: hot fudge chocolate pudding cake, chocolate cobbler