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Brown Sugar Pudding Cake

This is a wonderful old recipe that's been handed down through our family from my grandmother.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. Bake: 40 min.
  • Makes
    6-8 servings


  • SAUCE:
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups boiling water
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup chopped nuts
  • 1/2 cup milk


  • In a small bowl, combine all sauce ingredients. Pour into a 1-1/2-qt. baking dish; set aside.
  • For pudding, in a large bowl, beat butter and sugar. Combine the flour, baking powder, salt and nuts; gradually add to butter mixture alternately with milk. Spoon into baking dish. Bake at 350° for 40-45 minutes until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean.
Nutrition Facts
1 piece: 323 calories, 11g fat (4g saturated fat), 17mg cholesterol, 353mg sodium, 54g carbohydrate (41g sugars, 1g fiber), 4g protein.

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  • mkml
    Dec 19, 2015

    what the fk... pudding recipe? this is more like bread with watery sauce or the instructions are crap or im incompetent

  • isantimom
    Feb 19, 2011

    I read the reviews before making this cake so I cut the the boiling water to 1 cup for the sauce and it turned out very well. It was a hit with my family.

  • kcubed
    Oct 27, 2009

    Don't know how the rating changed to five stars! Should be one.

  • kcubed
    Oct 27, 2009

    I don't know what I did wrong, but the sauce was the consistency of water -- suggestions anyone?