Friday, February 19, 2010

Chocolate Fudge Pudding

1 c flour
¾ c sugar
2 tsp baking powder
½ tsp salt
1/3 c cocoa
1/2 c chopped nuts (optional)
¾ c brown sugar, lightly packed
½ c milk
2 Tbsp oil
1 tsp vanilla
2 c hot water

In ungreased 8” square pan, stir together flour, sugar, baking powder, salt & 2 Tbsp cocoa.
Stir together remaining cocoa, nuts & brown sugar. Set aside.
Stir milk, oil & vanilla into flour mixture. Blend well.
Spread batter evenly in pan.
Sprinkle nut mixture on top. Pour hot water carefully over.
Bake 350 for 40-45 minutes.

Makes 8 servings

I was having company on Family Day and realized too late that the grocery stores were closed. So I was forced to use whatever I had on hand in the cupboard and only had 1/2 cup of flour. I cut the recipe in 1/2 and it made a nice 'comfort food' dessert.

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