Check out this old dessert that still shines today! perfect for get-togethers and potlucks, it’s fast, easy and is always a hit!
Preparation Time: 15 mins
Cook: 30 mins
- 6 tablespoons butter
- 1 cup self-rising flour
- 1/4 cup white sugar
- 1 ½ tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
- ½ cup milk
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1 cup white sugar
- 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
- 1 ½ cups boiling water
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Melt butter in an 8×8 inch baking dish while the oven preheats.
In a medium bowl, stir together the flour, 3/4 cup sugar, and 1 1/2 tablespoons cocoa. Stir in milk and vanilla until smooth. Spoon this batter over the melted butter in the baking dish.
Stir together the remaining cup of sugar and 1/4 cup cocoa powder. Sprinkle over the batter. Slowly pour boiling water over the top of the mixture.
Bake for 30 minutes in the preheated oven, until set. Serve slightly warm with ice cream.