Hot-Fudge-on-the-Bottom Brownie

Makes one 8-inch square pan

Cake Layer:

1 cup all-purpose flour
¾ cup sugar
2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
2 teaspoons baking powder
¼ teaspoon salt
½ cup almond milk
3 tablespoons canola oil
1 teapsoon pure vanilla extract

Fudge Layer:

½ cup brown sugar
½ cup sugar
¼ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1 ½ cups boiling water

To make the cake layer: Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Lightly grease an 8-inch square cake pan.

In a large bowl, whisk together flour, sugar, cocoa, baking powder, and salt. In a separate bowl, whisk together nondairy milk, oil, and vanilla. Pour the wet mixture into the dry mixture and whisk until just combined. Do not over mix. Spread butter into the prepared pan.

Th make the fudge layer: In a small bowl, whisk together brown sugar, sugar, and cocoa. Sprinkle this mixture over the cake batter in pan. Slowly pour boiling water evenly over the batter. Do not stir.

Bake for 45 minutes. Let cool for 20 minutes before serving.