3/4 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
2/3 cup milk
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 teaspoon vanilla
2/3 cup brown sugar packed
1/4 cup cocoa powder
1/4 cup miniature semisweet chocolate chips
1 1/4 cups very hot water
Preheat oven to 350°F.
In a 2 qt casserole dish, combine flour, white sugar, cocoa powder, and baking powder.
Add milk and oil, and vanilla. Stir until well mixed.
In a small bowl, combine brown sugar, cocoa powder and chocolate chips. Sprinkle over cake batter. DO NOT STIR. Pour hot water over top.
Bake for 30-35 minutes or until the top looks cooked. Serve warm (with ice cream if desired).