Now you know that this PW (pastor's wife, not pioneer woman) would never lead you astray due to my Southern roots and hospitality and manners and all... You must trust me when I tell you that this recipe will DELIGHT your soul and impress your guests, truly it will. When you make it, I want to hear back from you! (The recipe is for an 8x8 casserole, but I "doubled" it in the pictures below...double the goodness.)
INGREDIENTS (in order of use):
6 tablespoons butter
1 cup self-rising flour
3/4 cup white sugar
1 1/2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
1/2 cup milk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup white sugar
1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1 1/2 cups boiling water
1. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees F.
2. Melt butter in an 8x8 inch baking dish while the oven preheats.
4. Stir in milk and vanilla until smooth.
5. Spoon this batter over the melted butter in the baking dish.
Go ahead and just do the math and DOUBLE it!
Use a 9x13 pan...you'll be glad you did!