Old-Fashioned Chocolate Cobbler

An easy recipe for warm and gooey Old-Fashioned Chocolate Cobbler topped with creamy vanilla ice cream. This is the ultimate chocolate lovers dessert!

This Old-Fashioned Chocolate Cobbler is seriously one of the best chocolate desserts you will ever make! If you are or know someone that is a chocolate lover then you need to make this dessert! Not only is this chocolate cobbler irresistible but it’s super easy to make! If you’re a baker even just on occasion I bet you have all these ingredients in your kitchen to make this right now. And if you do I want you to go make this dessert today! Trust me, go make this. You can thank me later!

Mr. Mother Thyme is a chocolate connoisseur. I know one way to his heart is through you guessed it, chocolate. When he wants dessert I know there better be chocolate in it. The man loves chocolate and I don’t blame him. Who doesn’t?  When I made this chocolate cobbler he said this is better than any chocolate dessert you’d get at a restaurant. Isn’t he sweet! But it’s the truth! This dessert is warm and gooey and pure deliciousness is every bite!

So what’s chocolate cobbler? It’s  like a warm brownie on top and once you dig in there is a pool of gooey warm chocolate fudge on the bottom. It’s pure heaven! Served warm with a scoop of vanilla ice cream it doesn’t get much better than this.

With Valentine’s Day knocking at the door what better dessert to make for your Valentine than this incredible Old-Fashioned Chocolate Cobbler that will win their heart for sure!


Old-Fashioned Chocolate Cobbler

  • Author: Jenn
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 35 minutes
  • Total Time: 50 minutes
  • Yield: 6 -8


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder (divided)
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup whole milk
  • 1/3 cup butter (melted)
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 1/4 cup boiling water
  • Vanilla ice cream for serving


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Lightly grease a 8-inch baking dish with cooking spray and set aside.
  3. In a small bowl mix together flour, 3/4 cup sugar, 1/4 cup cocoa powder, baking powder and salt.
  4. Make a well in the center of the flour mixture and add in milk, butter and vanilla.
  5. Mix wet ingredients into dry until blended.
  6. Stir in chocolate chips.
  7. Spread batter evenly in prepared baking dish.
  8. In a small bowl mix together brown sugar and remaining cocoa powder.
  9. Sprinkle mixture on top of batter.
  10. Pour boiling water on top. Do not mix!
  11. Bake for 35-40 minutes until center is almost set.
  12. Remove from oven and allow to cool for about 15 minutes.
  13. Serve warm topped with vanilla ice cream.

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