Gooey Chocolate Pudding Cakes


You'll be glad this Gooey Chocolate Pudding Cake recipe is baked in individual ramekins. You won't want to share any precious bite of your decadent chocolate pudding cake!

Gooey Chocolate Pudding Cakes
Photo: Andy Lyons
Prep Time:
20 mins
Bake Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
40 mins


  • ½ cup all-purpose flour

  • ¼ cup sugar

  • ¾ teaspoon baking powder

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • cup milk

  • 1 tablespoon oil

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

  • ¼ cup chocolate-hazelnut spread (Nutella)

  • cup semisweet chocolate pieces

  • ½ cup sugar

  • ¼ cup unsweetened cocoa powder

  • ¾ cup boiling water

  • Coffee-flavored or vanilla ice cream (optional)

  • Sliced strawberries (optional)

  • Unsweetened cocoa powder (optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. In a medium bowl combine flour, the 1/4 cup sugar, baking powder, and salt. Add milk, oil, and vanilla. Whisk until smooth. Stir in chocolate-hazelnut spread and chocolate pieces.

  2. Divide batter evenly among six 5- to 8-oz. oven-safe bowls or ramekins. Place in a 15 x 10 x 1-inch baking pan. Set aside. In the same bowl for the batter, stir together 1/2 cup sugar and cocoa. Gradually stir in boiling water. Pour evenly over batter in dishes.

  3. Bake, uncovered, for 20 minutes or until a wooden toothpick inserted into cake portion comes out clean. Serve warm with ice cream and strawberries. Sprinkle with additional cocoa powder.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

272 Calories
9g Fat
49g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 272
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 9g 12%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 1mg 0%
Sodium 178mg 8%
Total Carbohydrate 49g 18%
Total Sugars 31g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 21mg 105%
Calcium 60.6mg 5%
Iron 1.4mg 8%
Potassium 161mg 3%
Folate, total 24.2mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.1mcg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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