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Grandma Smith’s Chocolate Upside-Down Pudding Cake

This was a family favorite that our mother used to make. Pam used this recipe in a baking contest in High School and won an award.
Cook Time 5 hours 50 minutes
Total Time 5 hours 50 minutes
Servings 8 people

Ingredients

  • 1 cup flour
  • 1/2 tsp solda
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 TB vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 square unsweetened chocolate
  • 3/4 cup nuts
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 3/4 cups hot water
  • 1 1/2 square chocolate cut finely
  • 1 tsp vanilla

Instructions

  1. Sift flour, soda, salt and sugar. Drop in oil. Add milk, vanilla and melted chocolate. Beat 150 strokes. Add nuts and blend. Spread in greased long pan.
  2. Combine finely cut chocolate, brown sugar and hot water in sauce pan. Cook, do not boil, over low heat for five minutes stirring constantly then pour over batter.

Recipe Notes