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Chocolate-Pecan Pudding Cakes Recipe

Chocolate-Pecan Pudding Cakes Recipe

Scrumptious chocolate mounds topped with syrup and a dollop come from Cory Tower of Columbus, Nebraska. He writes, "I'm in my 30s and have been cooking since I was 7, with my parents and grandparents to thank for providing my early experience. My grandfather was a professional baker."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 25 min. + cooling YIELD:6 servings


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 6 tablespoons baking cocoa, divided
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup 2% milk
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup coarsely chopped pecans
  • 2/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup hot water
  • Whipped cream, optional


  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the flour, sugar, 3 tablespoons cocoa, baking powder and salt. Combine the milk, butter and vanilla; stir into dry ingredients just until combined. Stir in pecans. Spoon into six greased 6-oz. custard cups.
  • 2. Combine brown sugar and remaining cocoa; sprinkle over batter. Pour 2 tablespoons hot water over each cup. Place cups on a baking sheet.
  • 3. Bake at 350° for 25-30 minutes or until toothpick inserted in cake portion comes out clean. Cool on wire racks for 15 minutes. Run a knife around the edge of each cup; invert onto dessert plates. Serve warm with whipped cream if desired. Yield: 6 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe does not use eggs.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 418 calories, 16g fat (6g saturated fat), 23mg cholesterol, 329mg sodium, 67g carbohydrate (47g sugars, 3g fiber), 5g protein.

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ChocolateMudCake User ID: 162783 60590
Reviewed Oct. 20, 2013

"I've made these twice so far and they are so easy and delicious! Thank you for sharing!"

paulajm10 User ID: 3943925 71701
Reviewed Sep. 24, 2013

"Easy and very good!"

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