Friday, July 10, 2009

chocolate mud cake

2 cups packed brown sugar
2 cups flour
1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa
4 teaspoons baking powder
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
1 cup milk
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1/2 cup melted butter
1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa
1 1/2 cups packed brown sugar
3/4 cup chopped walnuts or pecans
3 1/2 cups boiling water
4 cups vanilla ice cream, approximately


Recipe portions work best in a 3 1/2 qt crock-pot. If a larger crock-pot is used - increase ingredients to fill crock-pot at least 1/2 full.

In crock-pot mix together 2 cups brown sugar, flour, 1/2 cup cocoa, baking powder, and salt. Stir in milk, vanilla, and melted butter.

In small bowl, stir together 1/2 cup cocoa, 1 1/2 cups brown sugar, and chopped nuts. Sprinkle over batter.

Pour boiling water over top – Do Not Stir. Place lid on crock-pot, cook on high 2 1/2 - 3 hours. Serve warm with scoop vanilla ice cream.

Serves 12.
OVEN METHOD: Preheat oven to 350 F. Cut all ingredients in half. Mix as directed above. Place in a 9x13x2 baking pan. Use cool rather than boiling water. Bake 30 minutes. Serves 6 NOTE: Approximately1/3 cup scoop of ice cream is figured into nutrition analysis.


  1. Oh that looks delish! Can you leave the walnuts out? Great picture!

  2. I never use nuts, my boys a allergic :)It is a huge favorite to take to parties!!