Preheat oven to 350F. In an ungreased 9 x 9 inch square pan. Stir together flour, sugar, 2 tablespoons cocoa, baking powder and salt. Mix in milk oil and vanilla with fork until smooth. Stir in nuts. Spread evenly in pan. Sprinkle with brown sugar and 1/4 cup cocoa. Pour hot water over batter Bake 40 minutes. Let stand 15 minutes. Spoon into dessert dishes or cut into squares and invert each square onto plate and top with ice cream. Spoon extra sauce on top of ice cream.
Cajun Country -- New Iberia, Louisiana