Hot Fudge Magic Cake

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Quick Facts

Servings: 8
Don’t be put off by the unusual directions to this incredibly rich tasting dessert. Serve with vanilla yogurt or ice cream for a real treat!


  • Group 1 Ingredients:1 cup flour
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 2 Tbs cocoa powder
  • 2 Tbs vegetable oil
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup non-fat milk
  • Group 2 Ingredients:1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 6 Tbs cocoa powder
  • Also: non-fat cooking spray and 1 cup (240mL) boiling water


  • Preheat oven to 350°F (176.6°C). Spray a 9-inch square (23x23cm) pan with cooking spray. In a medium-sized bowl, combine group 1 ingredients and stir well. Pour into sprayed pan. In another bowl, combine group 2 ingredients and mix well. Sprinkle this mixture over the uncooked batter in the pan. Pour the boiling water gently over the top. Bake for 45 minutes. The cake will rise to the top and there will be a rich chocolate sauce on the bottom of the pan. Serve hot or warm with a dollop of ice cream or vanilla yogurt.
  • Makes 8 servings.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 285
  Calories from Fat 36 (13%)
(7%)Total Fat 4g
(4%)Saturated Fat 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 2g
(0%)Cholesterol 0mg
(5%)Sodium 113mg
(7%)Potassium 243mg
Total Carbohydrate 62g
(9%)Dietary Fiber 2g
Sugars 47g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(6%)Protein 3g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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