Lois' 7 minute gooey chocolate fudge cake

    7 min

    This is a recipe I have known since I was a child and is a great one to rustle up if you are in need of a quick chocolate fix as it comes out as a chocolate sponge cake with a delicious choc sauce hidden at the bottom. Great with icecream!


    Kent, England, UK
    501 people made this

    Serves: 6 

    • 110g (4 oz) self raising flour
    • 110g (4 oz) caster sugar
    • Pinch of salt
    • 30g (1 oz) cocoa
    • 55g (2 oz) melted marg
    • 1 egg
    • 4 tbsp milk
    • 1 tbsp vanilla extract
    • For the sauce
    • 110g (4 oz) brown sugar
    • 30g (1 oz) cocoa
    • 150ml (1/4 pint) water

    Prep:2min  ›  Cook:5min  ›  Ready in:7min 

    1. Mix together flour, caster sugar, salt and 30g (1 oz) cocoa.
    2. Add melted marg, egg, milk and vanilla extract to above mix. Stir well to combine and place in microwavable bowl (sides should be about 5cm (2 in) high as cake will rise).
    3. Make sauce by combining 110g (4 oz) brown sugar with the remaining cocoa. Sprinkle on top of batter mix.
    4. Warm water for 30 secs and tip on top of cake gently. Use a fork to gently prick a few holes in batter to allow some water to seep into it.
    5. Cook on high in microwave (800 watt) for 5 minutes.
    6. Serve with ice cream or custard.

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