Triple Chocolate Pudding Cake
biscuit baking mix (bisquick)
chocolate chips (semi-sweet)
whipped topping, prepared
or ice cream, optional
Heat oven to 350℉ (180℃).
Grease 8 inch square baking pan.
In medium bowl, combine baking mix, sugar and cocoa; stir in ½ cup milk, butter, ¼ cup topping and vanilla until blended.
Stir in ½ cup chocolate chips; spread evenly in prepared pan.
In small bowl, combine remaining ¼ cup milk, remaining ½ c. topping and hot water.
Pour liquid mixture carefully over top of mixture in pan; do not stir.
Sprinkle remaining ½ cup chips over surface.
Bake 40 to 45 minutes or until center is set and cake begins to pull away from sides of pan.
Let stand 15 minutes; spoon into dessert dishes, spooning pudding from bottom of pan over top.
Serve warm; garnish with whipped topping, if desired.