When you first turn off the cooker, this ultrarich cake might not appear to be done, but it sets up beautifully as it cools.

Source: Midwest Living


Recipe Summary

20 mins
30 mins
2 hrs
2 hrs 50 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Lightly coat the inside of a 3 1/2- or 4-quart slow cooker with cooking spray or line the slow cooker with a disposable liner; set aside.

  • In a medium bowl, stir together flour, 1/3 cup sugar, 2 tablespoons cocoa powder, and baking powder. Add chocolate milk, oil, and vanilla; stir just until moistened. Stir in peanut butter pieces, chocolate pieces, and peanuts. Spread batter evenly in the prepared cooker.

  • In another medium bowl, combine 3/4 cup sugar and 2 tablespoons cocoa powder. Gradually stir in boiling water. Carefully pour cocoa mixture over batter in cooker.

  • Cover and cook on high-heat setting for 2 to 2 1/2 hours or until a toothpick inserted into center of cake comes out clean.

  • Remove liner from cooker, if possible, or turn off cooker. Let stand, uncovered, for 30 to 40 minutes to cool slightly. To serve, spoon pudding cake into dessert dishes. If desired, top with ice cream and chocolate bar pieces.

Nutrition Facts

372 calories; fat 15g; cholesterol 3mg; saturated fat 6g; carbohydrates 52g; mono fat 7g; poly fat 3g; insoluble fiber 3g; sugars 26g; protein 5g; thiamin 0.1mg; riboflavin 0.1mg; niacin equivalents 2.4mg; folate 16.1mcg; vitamin b12 0.1mcg; sodium 125mg; potassium 103mg; calcium 101mg; iron 1.3mg.