Recipe courtesy of Cynthia Williams

Fried Chocolate Cakes with Roasted Pecans

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  • Level: Easy
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2 cups all-purpose flour, sifted

5 tablespoons nice cocoa powder

1/2 teaspoon salt

8 tablespoons melted butter plus more to fry with

2 teaspoons vanilla

2 eggs beaten

1 cup brown sugar

4 teaspoons baking powder

1 cup finely ground roasted pecans


  1. Combine all dry ingredients, and then the wet ingredients. Add the wet ingredients to the dry a little at a time until it is all incorporated and looks like a smooth batter. Heat butter in a saute pan over medium heat and add the batter. Cook the pancakes for 3 to 5 minutes. Remove them from the pan and sprinkle with confectioners' sugar and serve.