2 tablespoons butter
1/2 cup milk
1 cup flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons cocoa
1/2 cup chopped walnuts
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup sugar
1/3 cup cocoa
1 1/2 cups boiling water
Cream together 3/4 cup sugar and butter. Stir in milk.
Sift flour, Baking powder, salt and 2 tablespoons cocoa together. Add to creamed mixture and beat until smooth. Stir in walnuts. Spread batter into a 9-inch square pan.
In a small bowl, combine brown sugar, 1/2 cup sugar and 1/3 cup cocoa. Sprinkle over batter. Pour boiling water over top.
Bake at 350º for 35 to 40 minutes.
The cake will rise to the top and boiling water will combine with the
sugar/cocoa mixture to make a rich chocolate syrup underneath.
Serve with ice cream, whipped cream or plain in sherbet glasses or sauce dishes.