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Chocolate-Hazelnut Pudding Cake

Fans of ultra-moist cakes will flip over this dessert, flavored with chocolate and hints of hazelnut liqueur.

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  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 1 hr 25 min
  • ingredients 14
  • servings 9
 

Ingredients

Cake

1
cup all-purpose flour
3/4
cup granulated sugar
1/3
cup (2 oz) hazelnuts (filberts), ground
2
tablespoons unsweetened baking cocoa
2
teaspoons baking powder
1/2
cup milk
1/4
cup hazelnut-flavored liqueur or coffee syrup
2
tablespoons vegetable oil
1
cup packed brown sugar
1/4
cup unsweetened baking cocoa
1 3/4
cups boiling water

Hazelnut Whipped Cream

3/4
cup whipping cream
1
tablespoon powdered sugar
1
tablespoon hazelnut-flavored liqueur

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Grease 8-inch square (2-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray or shortening. In medium bowl, stir together flour, granulated sugar, hazelnuts, 2 tablespoons cocoa and the baking powder. Stir in milk, 1/4 cup liqueur and the oil. Spread batter in pan.
  • 2 Sprinkle batter with brown sugar and 1/4 cup cocoa. Pour boiling water over batter.
  • 3 Bake 40 to 45 minutes or until center is set. Cool 20 minutes before serving.
  • 4 Meanwhile, in chilled small bowl, beat cream ingredients with electric mixer on high speed until stiff peaks form.
  • 5 To serve, spoon warm pudding cake into individual dessert bowls; spoon pudding over cake. Top with whipped cream.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Grease 8-inch square (2-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray or shortening. In medium bowl, stir together flour, granulated sugar, hazelnuts, 2 tablespoons cocoa and the baking powder. Stir in milk, 1/4 cup liqueur and the oil. Spread batter in pan.
  • 2 Sprinkle batter with brown sugar and 1/4 cup cocoa. Pour boiling water over batter.
  • 3 Bake 40 to 45 minutes or until center is set. Cool 20 minutes before serving.
  • 4 Meanwhile, in chilled small bowl, beat cream ingredients with electric mixer on high speed until stiff peaks form.
  • 5 To serve, spoon warm pudding cake into individual dessert bowls; spoon pudding over cake. Top with whipped cream.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Through the years, pudding cakes have been known as sponge pudding, cake-top pudding, sponge custard and upside-down pudding.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
350
(
Calories from Fat
100),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
11g
11%
(Saturated Fat
5g,
5%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
25mg
25%;
Sodium
130mg
130%;
Total Carbohydrate
60g
60%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
47g
47%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
10%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 3 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
4
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.