Hot Chocolate Fudge Pudding Cake is a delicious, messy, gooey, scrumptious cake that you and your family will rave over! This is very rich cake will be loved by all chocolate lovers!
The dark fudge cake over the hot pudding is delicious served with whipped cream or ice cream as it layers a cool creamy enhancement to every bite. The secret ingredient is the ground espresso and prepared coffee that spikes the dark chocolate making a sort of mocha-muffin flavor that you have a hard time putting down. Be prepared, as this cake is very rich and will definitely satisfy any chocolate craving. Please do not over bake this Hot Chocolate Fudge Pudding Cake! If you do, the pudding sauce will burn in the pan and the cake will be dry and not fudgy. This unconventional cake breaks most of the usual rules, including how to judge when it is ready to come out of the oven.
Pudding cakes have been around for many years, as your great-grandmother probably made them. Recipes began appearing in American cookbooks in the 1890s, where they were often called “pudding sponges.”
Hot Chocolate Fudge Pudding Cake Recipe:
Source: I slightly adapted this recipe from Cook’s Illustrated magazine.