Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Crock Pot Hot Fudge Sundae Cake

I have such a fun recipe to share today! I previewed a photo of this recipe on facebook a couple of days ago and I was so surprised by how many of y'all were excited for me to share this one.  Have you ever made a cake in your slow cooker?  Did you know you could make a cake in your slow cooker? Well, it turns out you can. And it can turn out really good too!
This particular recipe comes from the new Goosberry Patch cookbook, Slow Cooking All Year 'Round.  If y'all follow my blog, then you know I'm a fan of these Gooseberry Patch cookbooks.  Why? Because they are chock full of recipes from everyday home cooks. These are real recipes made in real people's kitchens everyday.
No test recipes here.  Do you ever feel when you buy a new cookbook sometimes and try some of the recipes that you wonder, "Did anyone actually make this??" With so many recipes coming at you from all different angles these days because of the internet and all the thousands of new cookbooks, it's hard to know the good from the bad.Lots of recipes are not tested. Some aren't ever made more than once by the recipe creators. But not these recipes. These are tried and true recipes from folks that are your friends, your neighbors and maybe even your Mom and Grandma! Real, everyday recipes (225 to be exact). Sure, we all like to tweak a recipe here and there to make it our own but you know when you try these recipes, the recipe as a whole will work and taste good. This particular book focuses on the slow cooker (a.k.a. the Crock Pot). It gives recipes that can help you use your Crock Pot all year round. Some folks are more inclined to use theirs in the summer months so they don't have to turn on the oven and heat up the house.  But it can be used all the time. And y'all know how much I love my slow cooker, so I was so excited to get this cookbook in my hands!
There are recipes in here for soups, stews, beans, sides, drinks and even dessert! And you know it was the chocolate dessert that screamed out to me to be made. I had to try it as soon as I saw it because I was curious why it was called a Hot Fudge Sundae Cake.  I thought, "Where's the fudge part?" Well, you will see!
NOTE: This recipe calls for a 2-3 quart slow cooker. I don't own one that small.
My smallest slow cooker is 4.5 quarts. So I doubled this recipe to make it work for my slow cooker.  Please keep this in mind if you make this recipe.
Ingredients:
1 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 cup sugar
6 tbsp. baking cocoa powder (divided use)
2 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 cup milk
2 tbsp. oil
1 tsp. vanilla extract
1/2 cup chopped nuts (optional)
3/4 cup brown sugar, packed
1 1/2 cups hot water
Ummm...the white sugar, oil & vanilla extract are not in this picture.
Apparently they missed the casting call.

Directions:
Spray a 2-3 quart slow cooker (see my note above about the size of the slow cooker) with nonstick cooking spray. For baking, I like to use this kind that has flour in it.
In a bowl, sift together flour, sugar, 2 tablespoons cocoa powder, baking powder and salt.
I don't own a flour sifter so I just took a long-tined fork and stirred it up real good.
Then stir in milk, oil and vanilla extract.
Give it all a good stir until combined, then fold in nuts (if using).
Spread batter evenly into your slow cooker.
In a separate bowl, combine brown sugar and remaining cocoa powder.
Stir in hot water until smooth.
Pour evenly over batter in slow cooker.
DO NOT STIR. <--- I'm breaking out the Caps Lock here to emphasize :)
Cover and cook on high setting for 2-2 1/2 hours (it took about  2 1/2 hours for mine to bake).
To test if it is done, stick a toothpick into the center.  If it comes out clean (with no cake batter hanging on it), then it is done. Let cake stand, uncovered for 30-40 minutes before serving.
Please keep in mind, I doubled this recipe for my 4.5 quart slow cooker.
So what happens is, on the top, you will have your cake layer. Underneath that cake layer is your fudge sauce.  So slice up your cake (it's okay if it falls apart a little bit on you, this cake comes out very moist).  Spoon it up on a plate or bowl. Then scoop up some of that hot fudge sauce that is on the bottom, and drizzle a bit of that on top of your cake.
I think it definitely calls for a scoop of ice cream!
Enjoy!


Recipe submitted by Gloria Robertson of Midland, TX and can be found on page 158.


 




This is not a compensated post. I was given this cookbook by Gooseberry Patch to review (and one to giveaway).  All opinions in this post are my own.

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Toby said...

I use my crockpot once a week to make everything and anything- I love my crockpot or should I say crockpots

Toby said...

Sorry forgot email couponcraze2010 at hotmail dot com!!!

Darlene said...

We have 4 crock pots..one can't have too many...and we use one at least once a week, especially in the winter. We make a lot of soups, roasts, stuffed peppers, anything that fits. I can't wait to try this cake...sounds yummy.
darleneplowman@windstream.net

Dana Rowan said...

I use my crockpot all the time! We make roast beef with carrots and potatoes, roast pork with an applesauce glaze (has cumin and garlic in it....REALLY good!) and I just started making overnight steel cut oatmeal. So yummy and nice to wake up to a warm breakfast!

Thanks,
Dana Rowan (dana.rowan@mead354.org)

Pam said...

Have 2 slow cookers. Have made mashed potatoes in large one to take to work. This weekend I kept my Queso warm in the small one. Love my slow cookers and would love this cookbook!!

Dana Rowan said...

Oh....Also.....I pinned this recipe to my Pinterest "Food" board, I already "Like" and "Follow" Gooseberry Patch on Facebook and Twitter.

Dana Rowan
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Penny said...

I've always liked to use my crock pot for meals. Now I need tried and true recipes for sure. Our daughter and 3 granddaughters have move in with us and I work 10 to 12 hours a day. They are picky eaters and I hate having to ask my husband for help with the cooking. It would be great knowing that I can throw it all in a crock pot and come home to a homecooked meal. capsey@eaglecom.net

Laina27 said...

I just made ham and bean soup yesterday in mine, no stirring, no worrying about it overcooking or undercooking, and it was delicious! I have a large oval one and a 4.5 qt one, so I can have two going at once if I want to.... thanks for the recipes. And O-H...

Debbie Densmore said...

I use my crock pot several times a week. I would love this cookbook so that I can have some simple but yummy recipes for crock pot use. I have a big 5 or 6 quart oval crock pot and just love it. I'm also following Gooseberry Patch on Facebook. My email address is RoosterFarm@msn.com

Debbie

Carroll said...

i have 2 slow slow cookers and use them at last twice a week. would love new recipes to try. i've made this cake several times and its always a hit!

Kristi said...

I LOVE my crockpot and use it at least once a week, if not more! I love new recipes for my crockpot, especially since I have a baby due in 9 weeks, it makes like so much easier! I made the tater tot casserole you had posted and that was a HIT!

eknight said...

I love my crockpot. I actually own two. I am always looking for new recipes to try. This recipe is defintely one I plan to make. :)

eknight said...

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Jennifer said...

I have a great crockpot but I don't use it enough! I would love to save time & use it more! jlbrown72@yahoo.com

Lynda said...

I love my crock pot!! but I don't use it enough and try to find good recipes, but I do love making my lasanga in it. I tried making mac&cheese but didn't work out to well went all mushy. jeff_cook63@hotmail.com

Anonymous said...

I don't use my crock pot nearly enough! I love it because it makes things easier and less time consuming. I just don't know enough recipes or how it really converts from time in the oven.

Michelle
mmwright@bex.net

Vikki Hamlin said...

I love my crock pot. I use it at least once a week and would use it more if I could find more recipes the kids would eat

jlkaelin8 said...

I love using my crock pot when I do use it which isn't nearly often enough. I always tell myself I want to use it more. Just need to find some easy recipes to try in it!!

Jenny
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jlkaelin8 said...

Liked on Facebook.

Jenny
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jlkaelin8 said...

Following on Pinterest.

Jenny
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jlkaelin8 said...

Following on Twitter.

Jenny
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Brenda said...

I use my crock pot every week or two. It is very convenient for those buy nights or when I am away from home most of the day.

Brenda said...

I am a fan of Gooseberry Patch on Facebook.

Bama Girl said...

Hi Brandie! Thanks to you and Gooseberry Patch for this giveaway! I love to use my crock-pot, but I don't have very many recipes for it. I probably only use it about once a month. I would love more crock-pot recipes so I could use it at least once a week! Thanks for sharing! Blessings from Bama! randycofield@bellsouth.net

Michelle Bowers said...

I do own a slow cooker(Crock Pot), but I don't use it often. I need to get more recipes so I can use it more. I do love cooking in it because it is so easy.

Stephanie said...

I am just starting to use my slow cooker more. Cant wait to try this! Stephanie.nichols4@gmail.com

Dana Davy said...

I have a 6 quart slow cooker, we are a family of 6. I like it but should probably have a smaller one also. I have done a few roasts in it, but we mainly do soups in it. My current favorite is chicken enchilada soup, with homemade enchilada sauce.

Michelle Bowers said...

I follow Gooseb erry Patch on Pinterest

Michelle Bowers said...

I like Gooseberry Patch on Facebook

Michelle Bowers said...

I follow Gooseberry Patch on Twitter

Martha Frasher said...

Love my crockpots...all 4 different sizes. After 49 years of marriage I got smart and use it once or twice a week. Mac N cheese is a favorite to take to potlucks, many chicken recipes, as well beef, and lasagna. My newlywed granddaughter uses the one I bought her almost everyday since she works full time. Would love this cookbook for her!

Stephanie said...

I am just starting to use my slow cooker more. Cant wait to try this! Stephanie.nichols4@gmail.com

Anonymous said...

I Love Crock pot recipes!! I have 6 crock pots in various sizes and I use them all the time!!
Diane diane_orr@att.net

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Joy said...

I love my slow cooker for main dish suppers. I work at a local school until 4 PM and my husband leaves for work at 5:30 PM. So nice to get supper on the table and we can eat as a family before he leaves. Pinned recipe on my Pinterest board and am following Gooseberry Patch on Pinterest. I posted before but kept forgetting my e-mail. Duh! hersheybearsfan@gmail.com

Lori @ applegrovetreasures said...

I love my crockpots! I use it all the time especially when I know I have a busy day and night ahead. It helps out a lot when you have 6 to feed. I have never attempted a dessert though...

Retta said...

I love crock pot/ slow cooker recipes. I love that everything can be fixed in one pot and left to cook without needing much attention, if any. I have a few different sizes of them and use them quite regularly. Summer is nice since no oven is needed too. I can't wait to try the Hot Fudge Sundae Cake recipe!

Anonymous said...

We have several crockpots. 3 2quart size for sides during parties and holidays. 1 8qt for everyday meals and an 18 qt Electric roaster that I use for parties as a crockpot!
How can anyone live without them? :D
slimschick2@verizon.net

Anonymous said...

I have two crock pots. Just got a pretty red one a few weeks ago. Use one about once a week. Would love to use them more if I had a "Awesome Cookbook" to use for meals. Can't wait to make the Hot Fudge Sundae Cake recipe tonite with hubby! Thanks for posting recipe!! :). maryjowers@yahoo.ca

Christine said...

I own 4 crock pots that are a variety of sizes. My favorite meal to cook in a crock pot is Italian Beef. It cooks overnite and I just love waking up to the smell of Italian Beef. Makes you want to eat it for breakfast!
My email address is christine@thecornercook.com
Thank you for posting recipes and taking time to share with those of us who love to cook (and eat)!

Jennie said...

Gooseberry Patch liked and followed!

I love my crock pots. I own three ranging from a mini to an 8 qt. I use my mini to burn oils so my house smells nice and the other two I use at least a few times a week. I make anything and everything in there ranging from appetizers to maindishes and desserts. Just yesterday I made a hearty soup in it and we had warm bowls to eat throughout the day.

My crockpots cannot be replaced. I love them!


Jennie
pagano3930@verizon.net

Lisa said...

I love my crock pots, I have three different sizes for all kinds of different recipes. I love using it to start dinner in the morning before I leave for work so I gave more time to spend with my family when I get home! I love your blog, I follow you on Facebook and pinterest! Lvaughnlvt@gmail.com

Lisa said...

Liked gooseberry on Facebook.

Sharon said...

I absolutely love my crockpot!! Definitely need to use it more, especially as I am starting to sub at the schools now. The whole family loves it because when we get home the house smells sooo good & there's no waiting for dinner to be cooked. ;)

shronc(at)hotmail(dot)com

Sharon said...

I pinned this (shronc - crockpot board). Can't wait to try it!

shronc(at)hotmail(dot)com

Sharon said...

I follow Gooseberry Patch on Pinterest.

shronc(at)hotmail(dot)com

Lisa said...

Pinned on pinterest!
Lvaughnlvt@gmail

Sharon said...

I like Gooseberry Patch on FB and follow on Twitter.

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Unknown said...

I have the small Crock Pot as I live in my little 19' house on wheels aka a travel trailer and space is a commodity that is in short supply in here.LOL I've not used the pot much as it was rather buried behind other items of household goods till I got smart a couple of weeks ago and gave away my t.v. which was taking up a nice little chunk of counter space. I now have my baby Crock Pot, baby rice cooker and baby fryer on that counter and have been enjoying the fact I can actually cook in them now! Made some terrific split pea soup last week and as soon as I get off here I'll be starting the hot fudge cake! The house is going to smell "MARVELOUS, darlin'"!!! LOL Thanks for the recipe and the giveaway. I hope I win cause I love crockpot-ing as much as I love cookbooks! And, yes, I too love Gooseberry Patch books, have a few on my Kindle already!

Joan said...

I have two slow cookers but use my large oval one several times a week. I would like to use it more for desserts!

Joan said...

I Pinned the recipe.

Joan said...

I follow Gooseberry Patch on Pinterest.

Joan said...

I LIKE Gooseberry Patch on Facebook.

Kelly said...

So far I've just played around with a handful of soups, a few corned beef's, a few pork roasts, smoked sausage, and chicken. Other than my usual that I learned growing up, I'm not sure what else to do with it! My family and I have loved every recipe we've tried from your site. Thanks! (kcp_55926@hotmail.com)

Amy said...

I love my crockpot when it gets hot outside (and inside!) Stew and cranberry-bbq chicken are favorites.

Unknown said...

Well, I see for some reason I am known as "Unknown" according to my ealier comment. While I am sort of homeless since I live in a 19' travel trailer (according to the state of Texas at any rate) and that let's me move my house with me whenever I want it, doesn't qualify me as a unknown! LOL Don't know what is wrong with Google today, so I'll give you my stats in this note so maybe I can have that cookbook! I go by mtrver@gmail.com under Google and as Kathy to FB and the world in general. Yes I do like Gooseberry Patch on FB, have for some time.

Allison Houghton said...

Our family loves the crock pot all year long, we make at least one meal a week in ours, if not two! And, freezer meals for the crock pot are fabulous, it makes getting a hot meal on the table during a busy week even easier. I have yet to try making a desert in the crock pot, but am going to make the recipe above soon. I love your blog, and when my sister was visiting last fall I showed it to her and she has been using it for recipies as well.

Erin said...

I love to use my crockpot but, I only get to use it every now and then. :( My hubby and son are extremely picky eaters. My email is craftyandyouknowit@gmail.com

Shara said...

I use mine daily:) I'm a single mom of 5 boys and work full-time, so on my lunch break I run home, throw something in the crock pot and dinner is ready when we get home....LOVE IT!! sharaosness@yahoo.com

Pam said...

I use my crockpot often. I use it to make cooked steel cut oatmeal every week. I love using it during the summer months so not to heat up the house. Love throwing things in before I leave for work so I walk into great smells and can sit down and enjoy a great meal!!!

Charlene ♥ SC said...

I use my crock pot (have 2) mostly around holiday time, but this looks like a great reason to pull it out in between!

PS: I had Cantina Steak Burrito last night - yum!

Leah said...

I currently use my mom's slow cooker. Just getting my feet wet with cooking in general. A couple weeks ago I made my second successful batch of chili thanks to your blog! Also the cornbread and brownie/caramel recipe with the caramel wip and cherries! So good! I would love to use the slow cooker more often and i plan on it! Thanks for all the great recipes!

Charlene ♥ SC said...

I pinned your post under Yum.
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Sharon Kerner said...

I am just starting to get into using my crockpot more and more . . . this sounds like a great 'down home' kind of cookbook!! My e-mail address is: lanabasf@gmail.com

Sharon Kerner said...

I pinned this recipe on my Pinterest board called "Food Yummies" (pinterest.com/sharhart)

Sharon Kerner said...

I am following Gooseberry Patch on Pinterest!

Sharon Kerner said...

I am following Gooseberry Patch on Facebook!

Angie said...

Being a working mother, I use my slow cooker about 3 times a week. I own 4 different sizes!! I am always looking for new recipes and have the Hot Fudge Sundae cake in the crock now. Would love to win the cookbook!

Angie Evans
angyevans@yahoo.com

BumbleBeeLane said...
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BumbleBeeLane said...

We own 2 crockpots.I'd love to use them more if only I could find some yummy recipes.Warm Blessings!~Amy

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BumbleBeeLane said...

I follow gooseberry patch on twitter.

cottageprims@hotmail.com

BumbleBeeLane said...

I follow gooseberry patch on pinterest.
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sunny14 said...

It's just my boyfriend and I at home so we use the crock pot alot. Working long hours makes it so nice to come home to a warm meal that you didn't have to spend fixing!!

dianna.christman@gmail.com

kim said...

i use mine every few weeks!!

kim said...

i follow gooseberry patch on pinterest

kim said...

i follow gooseberry patch on twitter!!

Caroline said...

Love Crockpots, have 3 of them in different sizes. Soups. Stews, Barbecue Chicken, Barbecue Ribs, everything tastes great in a Crockpot.

Anonymous said...

HEY, I have a crock pot that small and now I know what to use it for :D Could also use a crock-pot cook-book! Loaned mine out to my brother years ago, and never saw it after that...But he swore he used it to make a corned beef without any water in the pot and it came out better than any he ever had. Hmmmm-I would have tried it but he lived in another state. Don't have the guts to test his method, might crack my dearly beloved crock! Anyway, here is where you can write to tell me that I've won, hon! :D abinaprojectministries@gmail.com
Thanks!

Anonymous said...

I have 3 crockpots; 2,4, and 6 qt. I love using the bigger ones for casseroles, roasts, and especially soups. I could half the ingredients and use my 2 qt for this luscious cake! Thanks for the chance to win.

DebNJoizee919@aol.com

Anonymous said...

I already "Like" Gooseberry Patch on Facebook.

DebNJoizee919@aol.com

Kim of Mo Betta said...

I love my crockpot! I probably use it at least once a week...it makes life so much easier!

Kim of Mo Betta said...

I pinned this to my "must eats - crock pot" board!

kimmplusthree (at) yahoo (dot) com

Kim of Mo Betta said...

following Gooseberry Patch on Pinterest

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Kim of Mo Betta said...

Like GP on FB
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Anonymous said...

HEY, it's me again, with an email address that works! lolz...
See, whenever I think of chocolate cake, my memory fails me <3 but you can find me here!
abinaorphanproject@gmail.com

Kim of Mo Betta said...

following GP on Twitter (@kimslittlelife)
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Sandy said...

I have two different size crockpots. They are my best friends! If I had to give up everything in my kitchen but one thing, I would keep my crockpots. I use it several times a week. You have good hearty meals and little clean up and no time spent over a stove. I also am a big fan of Gooseberry Patch and have been for years. Thank you for the giveaway.

JMD said...

I have two crock pots and use them alot. Especially when it is over 100 degrees but still I keep them running! I even managed to talk a neighbor into using hers that had only been buying already prepared food and she is so happy! Hurray.

Sandy said...

Oops.. I forgot to leave my email address. It is lvmycowboy@bellsouth.net. I am also following Gooseberry Patch on Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest. Thanks again.

Kari Shifflett said...

I use my slow cooker year-round. It really gets a work-out in the Fall and Winter months and saves me from heating up the house in the Summer. I made Ranch Pork Chops last night and today it has Cheesy Broccoli soup going!!!

Anonymous said...

barlarbear@aol.com. I own 4 crockpots, various sizes. use them several times a week and sometimes have more than 1 going at a time.I also enjoy the Gooseberry Patch books and would love to win this one.

Robyn said...

I have several sizes of crockpots and use them frequently. I have made this great cake!



Kari Shifflett said...

I follow Gooseberry on Pinterest and Twitter.

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Joan said...

I have two crockpots, one large, and one smaller. I need to track down a 2 quart one.

I use them for almost everything, except I've never tried a cake. Shame on me.
istitch2@yahoo.com

Debbie said...

I can't wait to make this recipe. The fact that you make it in a crock pot is definitely a plus. I love all your recipes!

stonemama said...

I use mine at least once a week! Mine recently cracked while cooking and I had to replace the insert. It was only 15.00 though!

Candi Sharpe said...

Love my crockpot!!! I'm pretty sure we'd never eat if it weren't for that sweet thing!
Love me some Gooseberry Patch cookbooks, too!! I just have one right now ;), that I received as a wedding shower gift in 2002. Still lovin' it!!

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Nancy said...

Love my crock pots, I have two and use them regularly. Soups and stews are a favorite around here. Thanx ! myonly@yahoo.com

Nancy A. said...

I love crock pots so much!! I have 6 or 7 no in differnt shapes ad sizes!! I use mine about 3 or 4 days a week They make life so much more relaxing knowing you have dinner waiting for your family! I really need new recipes, think the chicken meal is getting old and I would love to make some different dishes and surprise everyone!!

Nancy A. said...

I "liked" Gooseberrry Patch on Facebook!

Lori N from MN said...

Yes, I have 3 crock pots and use them usually twice a week in the winter, and only once a week in the summer.

I love Gooseberry Patch cookbooks - and this one looks like a winner already!
norrellc at aol dot com

Lori N from MN said...

I just pinned this yummilicious cake on my YUM! board. :-)

norrellc at aol dot com
Thanks!!

Anonymous said...

I rarely use my slow cooker, but when I do, I love it. I will use it tonight for this cake (the double-recipe size), and will ask the hubs to pick up some ice cream on the way home!
Gay ( ulfindout at yahoo dot com)

Leesa Gentry said...

LOVE, LOVE my crockpot! Made Beef and Barley soup in my yesterday. Also love all the freezer crockpot meals that I have come across. They have been a great help!

M.j. said...

I love my crockpot...would love a new one though. I use it about once a month and would like to use it more often...ciao4now64 at yahoo.com

M.j. said...

I follow GPatch on pinterest as labellaluna...ciao4now64 at yahoo.com

Angie said...

I don't use my Crockpot enough due to the fact that I don't have alot of crockpot recipes. I would love to win the cookbook to help out with this problem.

M.j. said...

I like GP on twitter and facebook...ciao4now64 at yahoo.com

Anonymous said...

I love my crock pot & use it AT LEAST once a week! It really helps me out alot because i travel 150-200 miles a day for work. Tomorrow i will be using it to make this wonderful recipie. Thank you for sharing!
Shantell
shantelldiaz@yahoo.com

M.j. said...

I pinned it here as labellaluna...http://pinterest.com/pin/150518812518105229/....ciao4now64 at yahoo dot com.

rdhch said...

I have several sizes of crock pots and I don't use them near as much as I would like to. I would love to win this book!rdhch56@gmail.com

susanlulu said...

I got a crock pot for a wedding gift almost 29 years ago. I have never used it. But, I think I'll get it out to try this. It sounds GREAT!
susanlulu@yahoo.com

Anonymous said...

I have 3 crock pots different sizes. love the small one for hot dips. take it to my painting meetings all the time. One during the winter almost always has soup in it. but will certainly have to try the cake
I follow GP on face book and via email and I love your recipes have several I use all the time
Pam

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keshakeke said...

I love my slow cooker. I have used it so much that it broke:-( I have to get a new one.
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Anonymous said...

I love using my crockpot , but only get to use once a week so would love to use more of course......tinagene67@gmail.com

Chasity Nance said...

What a coincidence, we made a beef roast in the crock pot today, couldn't decide between Italian beef or French Dip so we are just leaving it as a roast for a change. I actually do have a smaller crock pot that came w/my husband haha that would be fine for this recipe, wish I had seen it earlier because as I took a little sample taste of the roast I thought it needed a little something to finish it off, you know, like a Texas Sheet cake. I could have had this going alongside and it would have been done about the time we finished eating. Next time :)

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keshakeke said...

I pinned this recipe on Pinterest
http://pinterest.com/pin/118993615126363659/
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keshakeke said...

I follow Gooseberry Patch on Pinterest
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keshakeke said...

I follow Gooseberry Patch on Facebook and on Twitter
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romi said...

I have 2 of the smallest crockpots, 2 of the original round pots & was given the set with 3 different size pots, 4-5-6qts & 1 base. I use them all @ different times. One of my favorite things is to use the 6qt for simmering roasted bones for bone soup. So many uses for them all!! Thank you for this great giveaway, would like to own this cook book

The Better Baker said...

Oh Brandie...you are such a woman after my heart! I LOVE this recipe....I use my crockpot 2 or 3 times a month...I love making overnight breakfast dishes, like jazzing up oatmeal and potato/veggie dishes too.

The Better Baker said...

I pinned this to my "Everything Chocolate" Pinterest board. =)

The Better Baker said...

I like Gooseberry Patch at Facebook.

Evelyn R said...

I love it when I use the crock pot and dinner is ready when I get home. I just don't do it often enough

Evelyn R said...

I pinned this recipe to my crock pot board

Evelyn R said...

I follow Gooseberry Patch on Pinterest.

Evelyn R said...

I like Gooseberry Patch on Facebook

Anonymous said...

What a great looking recipe - makes me want to try it right away! I like to use my crock pot to make pot roast, spaghetti sauce, chili verde, and chicken dishes. I've seen the recent explosion of ideas for cakes in crock pots and will definitely be trying this out. Thanks for a great contest!


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Tiggers venting said...

Hi! I printed out the recipe for Crock Pot Hot Fudge Sundae Cake so I can make it sometime. I have used the crock pot for many dishes but I like chili in it the best! One of my crock pots is the old kind that just has on or off and the newer one has settings for different lengths of time but it seems to cook hotter than the old one. I am definitely going to make this soon! Chocoholic here! nancywho51@yahoo.com

Moonpie said...

I used to use my crock pot a lot but am wanting to start using it more. I just had to replace the crockpot I got as a wedding gift 41 years ago!!
I am looking for recipes to use. This one is great!
I posted the recipe on Pinterest. I already liked Gooseberry Patch on Facebook and am a follower on Pinterest.
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Anonymous said...

I own 7 "crockpots" (slow cookers) and I am always using one for something. I have 4 that have the lock on lid that my husband uses at work when he brings dinner to the crew. I've made the usual and unusual. I have an 18 quart one that is a must during canning season for making fruit butters,spagetti sauce, tomato sauce, etc.
I have a cake and bread baker tin that I use to make goodies in the summer on the screen porch. That way I am not heating the house with the oven.
I really enjoy your site. Thank you!!
Kay
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Nova said...

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I love my crock pot. use it at least 3 times a week.

Nova said...

pinned recipe to my pinterest page "for all things crockpot"!

Nova said...

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liked gooseberry patch on facebook.

Angie Walker said...

Pinned it to foods I want to create.

Angie Walker said...

I love using my crock pot, especially during the summer. Don't have to heat up the kitchen that way. I have heard about making cakes in a crock pot, but it's one of those things that intimidates me....My luck, I would screw things up. I am looking forward to trying this recipe. I like the idea of the chocolate sauce.

Angie Walker said...

I follow Goodeberry Patch on Facebook.

Angie Walker said...

I am now following Gooseberry Patch on Pinterest.

Lisa @ akawest said...

I use my Crock Pot a few times a month. I have all of the ingredients for that amazing dessert, so I will be making it very soon.

Lisa @ akawest said...

I pinned the recipe to both my crock pot, and my cake board!

Anonymous said...

this cake is awesome. Especially served warm with ice cream. I use my crockpot a few times a week. I also use my little one that is for dips, to put water and cinnamon or other spices in, just to simmer and make the house smell like I have cooking for hours. LOL As I was taught to cook using a little of this and that, and not necessarily a recipe, these are the only type cookbooks that I use. Tried and True home cooking. gdk0925@yahoo.com

Doreen said...

I use my crockpot for soups and meats. I think I will try the Hot Fudge it looks great!

Lacey Craig..dustinlaceycraig@yahoo.com said...

I really enjoy your site! I love the idea of using my crockpot. Don't use it as much as I should really, so I am always thrilled to see new ideas/recipes. Can't wait to try this one out! Am 8 months preggo and this looks like the kinda stuff I am NEEDING lately ;) Thank you!! I also did all the other steps for extra chances to win...fingers crossed!

Doreen said...

I pinned the recipe.

Anonymous said...

I paid $200 for a Cuisinart multi-use cooker!!! I finally wore out my 15 year old one, and invested in one with a sorts of uses......I USE MINE ALL THE TIME!! At least 3 times a week!!!! Would love to try this one but will need a smaller one.

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Joy Boutwell said...

I love my slow cooker. I usually use it weekly for one pot meals. joyboutwell@gmail.com

Thistle Cove Farm said...

My crockpot used to be used a lot but Dave, my husband, died and I stopped eating. Lately, I've begun making meals and eating again so the crockpot sits on the counter and is used every week. Far easier to cook a meal and then eat until it's gone. At the library today, I saw a newly published crockpot cookbook that was totally unappealing. The good thing about Gooseberry Patch, all the recipes have been taste tested by real families, not cookbook authors.
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Lin said...

I absolutely love my crockpot, use it at least once a week.

Jenn said...

I have been using my slow cooker more than ever lately and I love it!

Jen H said...

I am a single mom who works 9-5, so I use my Crock Pot regularly to have meals prepared when we get home in the evenings. I even love it overnight for having apple cinnamon steel-cut oatmeal ready to eat in the morning! I would absolutely LOVE a cookbook of slow cooker recipes!!!

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Andrea said...

I use my crockpot about once or twice a week. I have two and use them a lot. Thanks for the chance to enter.

Andrea D.
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Andrea said...

I am a facebook fan of Gooseberry Patch. Thanks for the chance to enter.

Andrea D.
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Andrea said...

I am a pinterest follower of Gooseberry Patch. Thanks for the chance to enter.

Andrea D.
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Andrea said...

I pinned this recipe on my page. Thanks for the chance to enter.

Andrea D.
short74717@msn.com

JJB621 said...

I like Gooseberry Patch on Facebook!

bitsybet said...

I just bought my first Crockpot a couple of months ago. I wanted to make preparing dinner easier and less time consuming since I want to resume my career as a night shift nurse and still have a decent meal for my family to eat. I am hooked! I hit up all my friends for their favorite Crockpot recipes, and I'm still looking for more great recipes. The Crockpot is one of the greatest appliances ever invented. Just wish I'd have gotten one much sooner.
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JJB621 said...

I am a single mom who works 9-5, so I use my Crock Pot regularly to have meals prepared when we get home in the evenings. I even love it overnight for having apple cinnamon steel-cut oatmeal ready to eat in the morning! I would absolutely LOVE a cookbook of slow cooker recipes!!!

JJB621 said...

I pinned this recipe on Pinterest!

JJB621 said...

I am following Gooseberry Patch on Pinterest.

thestampinglady said...

I have an oval crockpot and I used it today. So easy to make a pot roast. I cook part of the vegetables and meat on high for awhile then turn it down. I add the potatoes later in the day as I like small chunks. My left over post roast will become beef stew in the crockpot tomorrow by adding some tomatoes, and juice and seasonings. I use the crockpot about once a week.
thestampinglady @ gmail dot com

Susan Broughton said...

Yes I have a crockpot,but its old. I use it off and on. I do wish I could use it more but I am not good with recipes and I need more of them to follow.

Susan Broughton said...

I follow Gooseberry Patch on Pinterest

Anonymous said...

I have started using my crock pot more and am always looking for new recipes...have fallen in love with pulled pork in the crock pot
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Susan Broughton said...

I followed Gooseberry Patch on Pinterest name sbrought1

Anonymous said...

I follow Gooseberry Patch on pinterest. bjn1957{at}gmail{dot}com

Susan Broughton said...

I liked Gooseberry Patch on facebook. My name (facebook.com/susan.elliottbroughton)

Susan Broughton said...

I follow Gooseberry Patch on Twitter @susanbroughton5

Anonymous said...

I love my crockpot. I use it about once a week.

Gigi

Anonymous said...

I love my crockpot. I use it about once a week.

Gigi

Anonymous said...

I follow Gooseberry Patch on FB!

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Anonymous said...

I pinned the recipe to my cakes and more board on Pinterest.

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Jamika said...

I have one crockpot and I'm dying to use it more often. I'm always on the hunt for great recipes. The last thing I made was from pinterest and it was a slow cooker jambalayah.. it was sooo tastey but the recipe is no longer available :( I look forward to using it more often, especially as I get busier! I pinned this recipe and followed goosebury patch on pinterest also! jda511@gmail.com

Cindy Brickley said...

I have three crockpots, one large oval, one large round, and one small round. I use mine at least twice a week and every Holiday I use 2 to 3 of them and my huge roaster. My newest one does not heat very well, not like my older ones.

Cindy Brickley said...

I pinned this recipe to one of my Pinterest Boards

Cindy Brickley said...

I Follow Gooseberry Patch on Pinterest.

Cindy Brickley said...

I "Like" Gooseberry Patch on Facebook.

Cindy Brickley said...

I "Follow"Gooseberry Patch on Twitter

June said...

I love using my crockpot. I use it for all kinds of things.
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Deborah Zuniga said...

I have 2 crockpots but rarely use them. About all I use one for is to make a large pot of pinto beans in it and freeze them in containers. I would love to have some recipes to use. Thank you!

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Shelby said...

I am learning to use my crock pot more. Thanks to Pinterest and all the great recipes I have found.

Shelby said...

Oops! Forgot to leave me email:)



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Melissa said...

I have 2 crockpots and really enjoy using them as much as possible.
I use my bigger one ( 6 qt ) more often, and freeze any leftovers. =)

Melissa said...

I forgot to include my email on my first entry -

readinginks ( at ) gmail ( dot ) com

I repinned the Crockpot Hot Fudge Sundae Cake recipe. =)

Melissa said...

I follow Goosebery Patch on Pinterest and Twitter.

email in earlier comment. =)

Peggy said...

We like to use ours for roast, stew and more. I may have to try this cake!

Denise said...

I have 4 or 5 crockpots of all different sizes. I mostly use it for roasts, stew and soups. I really need to expand my recipes!

Denise.crawford57250@yahoo.com

ambient said...

Slow cookers are fantastic! My favorite recipes are a chili with pepperoni, tapioca pudding, and the easiest one of all: frozen chicken breasts plus pasta sauce.

lovey2 said...

I've had my crockpot for 40 yrs and use it at least once a week. I have your recipe in my pinterest under desserts. lovey2@netptc.net

mlogan298 said...

I use my crockpot every week. The best invention in the world, 2nd best being the liners! Great giveaway!

Madeline Hodges said...

I am slow to the game...aside from holidays and potlucks I've never really used my crockpot but now that I'm a working mom I'm trying to learn!!

Anonymous said...

I have 3 or 4 crockpots and i do not use them enough! I use to more when i worked a full time job but not as much now that i don't. I am always looking for great recipes and you always have them! ;)
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Anonymous said...

I follow Gooseberry Patch on face book!
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Anonymous said...

I pinned this recipe too! Thank you for the chance!
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Anonymous said...

I follow Goseberry Patch on Pinterest also! :)
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Anonymous said...

I follow Gooseberry Patch on Twitter also! @mimieavers
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THANK YOU for the chance and for the awesome recipes! :)

Libby said...

I pinned the recipe!

Brenda said...

I use my crockpots quite frequently. It is a way for me to put a warm meal on my family's table even with our busy schedules.

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