When your family is in the mood for a rich chocolate dessert, try this delicious fudge cake served straight from your slow cooker! You won’t believe how yummy it is until you try it!
1-3/4 cup packed brown sugar, divided
1 cup all-purpose flour
6 tablespoons baking cocoa, divided
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup milk
2 tablespoons butter, melted
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1-1/2 cups semi-sweet chocolate or butterscotch chips
1-3/4 cups boiling water
Vanilla ice cream, (optional)
1. In a large bowl, combine 1 cup of the brown sugar, the flour, 3 tablespoons of the baking cocoa, the baking powder and salt; set aside.
2. In a separate medium bowl, combine the milk, butter and vanilla; stir into the dry ingredients just until moistened. Spread evenly into a 3-quart slow cooker coated with cooking spray. Sprinkle with the chips.
3. In a medium bowl, combine the remaining brown sugar and baking cocoa; stir in the boiling water until blended. Pour over the batter in the slow cooker (DO NOT STIR).
4. Cover and cook on High for 4 to 4-1/2 hours or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean. Serve warm with a scoop of vanilla ice cream, if desired. Makes 6 to 8 servings.