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Chocolate Cobbler - a gooey fudge sauce forms on the bottom that is great for spooning over the cobbler. Like a chocolate molten cake only quicker and easier. You most likely already have the ingredients.
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Chocolate Cobbler

With a brownie-like top and a rich fudge sauce on the bottom, this Chocolate Cobbler is like a molten cake but much easier to make.
Course Dessert
Cuisine Southern
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 418kcal
Author Christin Mahrlig


  • 1 cup self-rising flour
  • 1 1/4 cup sugar, divided
  • 7 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder, divided
  • 1/3 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 6 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups hot water
  • vanilla ice cream
  • pecans for garnish


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • In a medium bowl, stir together 3/4 cup sugar, self-rising flour, 3 tablespoons cocoa powder, pecans and salt.
  • Add milk and vanilla, stirring until smooth.
  • Pour melted butter into an ungreased 1 1/2-quart baking dish.
  • Pour batter evenly over melted butter
  • In a small bowl stir together remaining 1/2 cup white sugar, 1/4 cup brown sugar, and 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder. Sprinkle evenly on top of batter.
  • Pour not water evenly over top.
  • Bake for 35 to 40 minutes. Let stand 5 minutes before serving.
  • Top with vanilla ice cream and pecans to serve.


Calories: 418kcal