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Cookbook Sneak Preview: Hot-Fudge-on-the-Bottom Cake

What's better than hot fudge? Chocolate cake with a gooey layer of hot fudge inside.

Makes 1 cake

What You Need:

For the cake:
1 cup flour
3/4 cup sugar
2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup almond milk
3 tablespoons canola oil
1 teaspoon vanilla

For the fudge:
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup sugar
1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1-1/2 cups boiling water

What You Do:

1. For the cake, preheat oven to 350 degrees. Lightly grease an 8-inch square cake pan. In a large bowl, whisk together flour, sugar, cocoa, baking powder, and salt. In a separate bowl, whisk together milk, oil, and vanilla. Pour wet mixture into dry mixture and whisk until just combined. Do not overmix. Spread batter into prepared pan.

2. For the fudge, in a small bowl, whisk together brown sugar, sugar, and cocoa. Sprinkle mixture over cake batter in pan. Slowly pour boiling water evenly over batter. Do not stir. Bake for 45 minutes. Let cool for 25 minutes before serving.

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Photo: Teri Lyn Fisher

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