Caramel Pudding Cake

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. Bake: 40 min.


9 servings

Updated: Apr. 14, 2022
This recipe dates back to the 1800s. It was a favorite of my father's and is now a hit with a husband. It works especially well when you've had a busy day and need to make a dessert pronto!
Caramel Pudding Cake Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup 2% milk
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 cups boiling water


  1. Preheat oven to 350°. In a small bowl, combine flour, baking powder and salt; cut in butter until crumbly. Stir in raisins and milk.
  2. Spread into a greased 8-in. square baking pan. Combine brown sugar and boiling water; pour over batter. Bake until golden brown, 35-40 minutes. Serve warm.

Nutrition Facts

1 cup: 332 calories, 11g fat (7g saturated fat), 29mg cholesterol, 296mg sodium, 58g carbohydrate (41g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.