Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Chocolate Mud Cake

Last week we had a church meeting where we served this Chocolate Mud Cake, and it was DELICIOUS!!!!!!  The recipe came from here!  Topped with vanilla ice cream, it is perfect!

1 cup flour
2 tsp baking powder
6 TBL butter
1/3 cup chocolate chips
1 cup sugar (2/3 cup & 1/3 cup...added separately)
3 TBL plus 1/3 cup cocoa
1 TBL vanilla extract
1/4 tsp salt
1/3 cup milk
1 egg yolk
1/3 cup brown sugar
1 1/2 cups hot water

Coat the crock pot with a cooking spray (we just used a crock pot liner).  Mix together the flour and baking powder in a bowl and set aside.  In a bowl, melt the butter and chocolate in the microwave.  Mix in 2/3 cup sugar, 3 TBL cocoa, vanilla extract, salt, milk, and egg yolk.  Add the flour mixture and stir until mixed.  Pour the batter into the slow cooker and spread it evenly.  In a bowl, whisk together the remaining sugar, cocoa, and hot water until sugar is dissolved.  Pour the mixture over the batter in the crock pot.  Cover and cook on high for 1-2 hours.  When it's done, it will be very moist and floating on a layer of molten chocolate but the edges will begin to pull away from the sides.  When it's done, turn off the power and remove the lid.  let it cool for 25 minutes, then serve it in bowls topped with ice cream.  Makes 6-8 servings.

I've doubled this recipe, and it turned out okay.  It just needed to cook more than 2 hours :)