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Chocolate Brownie Pudding Cake

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 6


For the Brownie Cake

  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 Tbsp + 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 1 cup walnuts, chopped

For the Chocolate Pudding

  • 1 1/2 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 3 cups boiling water

Additional Toppings

  • 1/2 cup chocolate chip morsels
  • 1/2 cup white chocolate chip morsels
  • 1/2 cup walnuts, chopped


  1. Preheat oven to 350° and grease a 13 x 9 baking dish. Set aside.

For the Brownie Cake

  1. In a large mixing bowl, whisk flour, sugar, cocoa powder, baking powder and salt together. 

  2. Pour milk, oil and vanilla into flour mixture, stir until combined then stir in walnuts.

  3. Add batter mixture to prepared baking dish.

For the Chocolate Pudding

  1. In a medium mixing bowl, whisk brown sugar and cocoa powder together. 

  2. Slowly add boiling water into mixture, stir, then carefully pour pudding mixture over brownie mixture.

  3. Bake for 40 minutes then remove from oven and place on a wire rack to cool. After about 15 minutes, add chocolate chips, white chocolate chips and walnuts on top. Let cool for 30 more minutes.

  4. Spoon into dessert bowls and spoon additional pudding over the top.

  5. Serve warm with a scoop of vanilla ice cream. 

Recipe Notes

Recipe mostly adapted from BHG