Hot Fudge Sundae Cake

  • Yield 9 servings

A delicious summer time dessert.


1 cup plain flour
3/4 cup granulated sugar
2 tablespoons cocoa
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup milk
2 tablespoons salad oil
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup chopped nuts
1 cup brown sugar, packed
1/4 cup cocoa
1 3/4 cups hot tap water
-- Vanilla ice cream


  1. Heat oven to 350F.  In ungreased square 9x9x2-inch pan stir together flour, granulated sugar, 2 tablespoons cocoa, baking powder and salt.  Mix in milk, oil and vanilla with fork until smooth; stir in nuts.  Spread evenly in pan.  Sprinkle with brown sugar and 1/4 cup cocoa.  Pour hot water over batter; bake 40 minutes.  Let stand 15 minutes.  Spoon into dessert dishes or cut into squares.  Invert squares on plate.  Top with ice cream and spoon sauce over each serving.

Recipe reprinted with permission from the Telephone Pioneers of America’s Calling All Cooks (the Telephone Pioneers of America, Alabama Chapter No. 34, Birmingham, Alabama, 1982).




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