This Southern Chocolate Cobbler is a classic dessert that is sure to please any chocolate lover. It’s rich and gooey on the inside and has a crispy top layer, making it the perfect comfort food for any occasion. Enjoy it warm with a scoop of vanilla ice cream for an extra special treat!
- 1 cup all-purpose flour
- 2 teaspoons baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 3/4 cup granulated sugar
- 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
- 1/2 cup whole milk
- 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
- 1/2 cup chopped pecans
- 1 1/2 cups boiling water
Preparation time: 10 minutes Cooking time: 40-45 minutes Total time: 50-55 minutes
- Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C).
- In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, salt, 1/2 cup of the granulated sugar, and the cocoa powder.
- In a separate bowl, mix together the milk, melted butter, and vanilla extract. Stir the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients until just combined. Fold in the chocolate chips and chopped pecans.
- Spread the batter evenly in the bottom of an 8-inch square baking dish.
- In a small bowl, mix together the remaining 1/4 cup granulated sugar and the boiling water. Pour the mixture over the top of the batter, being careful not to disturb the batter.
- Bake for 40-45 minutes, or until the top is set and the edges are starting to pull away from the sides of the pan.
- Let cool for a few minutes before serving. Serve warm with a scoop of vanilla ice cream, if desired.