About this recipe:A super dessert that every chocolate lover will enjoy. This delicious cake makes it's own fudgy chocolate sauce. Enjoy with whipped cream or ice cream.
Makes: 1 23cm square dish
350g caster sugar, divided
200g plain flour
60g unsweetened cocoa powder, divided
3 teaspoons baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
115g butter, melted
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
175g dark brown soft sugar
400ml hot water
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Method Prep:20min › Cook:35min › Ready in:55min
Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4.
In a medium bowl, stir together the 125g caster sugar, flour, half of the cocoa, baking powder and salt. Blend in milk, melted butter and vanilla; beat until smooth. Pour batter into one 23cm square baking dish.
In separate bowl, stir together the remaining caster sugar, dark brown soft sugar and the remaining cocoa; sprinkle mixture evenly over batter. Pour hot water over top. Do not stir!
Bake at 180 C / Gas 4 for 35 to 40 minutes or until centre is almost set. Let stand for 15 minutes. Then spoon into dessert dishes, spooning sauce from bottom of dish over top.