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Chocolate Cobbler

This Chocolate Cobbler is like chocolate pudding meets chocolate lava cake! So rich and delicious, plus so simple to throw together!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword chocolate cobbler, chocolate cobbler recipe
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 354kcal
Author Lauren Brennan




  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • In a medium-sized bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, salt, sugar, and cocoa powder. Create a well in the dry ingredients and pour in milk, melted butter, and vanilla. Stir together until a thick batter forms.
    dry ingredients unmixed in a bowl with wet ingredients
  • Pour into a small, ungreased 8-inch rectangular casserole dish with high sides.
    chocolate cobbler batter in baking dish
  • In a separate bowl, stir sugar, brown sugar, and cocoa powder together. Sprinkle over the top of the batter evenly.
    chocolate cobbler topping in a glass bowl
  • Pour hot water over the entire thing {WITHOUT STIRRING A THING!}.
    pouring water over chocolate cobbler topping in a baking dish
  • Bake for 40 minutes or once the middle is set. {Be sure to place it on a baking sheet in case it bubbles over.} Cool 5-10 minutes before serving.
    baked chocolate cobbler
  • Serve warm with vanilla ice cream.
    Chocolate Cobbler with vanilla ice cream on top


Calories: 354kcal | Carbohydrates: 60g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 31mg | Sodium: 259mg | Potassium: 228mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 45g | Vitamin A: 370IU | Calcium: 84mg | Iron: 1.6mg