Did you know? California provides 80% of the US's fresh crop, for a total of about one
billion pounds of strawberries annually.
Strawberries - Hot Fudge Sundae Cake
Yield: 6 Servings
Ingredients: 1 cup flour
2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder, divided
3/4 cup milk
1/2 cup butter or margarine, melted
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1 cup water
2 pint basket fresh California strawberries, stemmed
Vanilla or coffee ice cream
Directions: In mixer bowl combine flour, baking powder, 2 tablespoons of the cocoa
powder and 2/3 cup of the granulated sugar. Add milk, butter and vanilla; beat until
smooth and well blended. Spread in greased 8-inch square baking pan; set aside. In small
saucepan combine the remaining 1/3 cup sugar and the remaining 6 tablespoons cocoa powder,
the brown sugar and water. Bring to boil, stirring to dissolve sugar. Gently spoon over
Bake in 350-degree oven about 35 minutes until springy to the touch. While cake is baking,
slice strawberries into a bowl and toss with additional sugar to sweeten.
To serve, spoon warm cake and its sauce into individual bowls with scoops of ice cream and
Note: Cake can be prepared ahead and served cooled or reheated in a low oven.
Information per serving:
Per serving: 479 calories; 5 g protein; 18 g fat; 80 g carbohydrate; 4 mg cholesterol.
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Reproduced by permission.