Chocolate self-saucing pudding

Chocolate self-saucing pudding is love in a bowl. It is all soft cake on top, with a thick chocolate sauce underneath. Best served with ice-cream.

  • 50 mins cooking
  • Serves 6
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Chocolate self-saucing pudding
  • 60 gram butter
  • 1/2 cup (125ml) milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup (165g) caster sugar
  • 1 cup (150g) self-raising flour
  • 2 tablespoon cocoa powder
  • 3/4 cup (165g) firmly packed brown sugar
  • 2 cup (500ml) boiling water


Chocolate self-saucing pudding
  • 1
    Preheat oven to 180°C (160°C fan-forced). Grease a 1.5-litre (6-cup) ovenproof dish.
  • 2
    Melt butter with milk in medium saucepan. Remove from heat and stir in extract and caster sugar then sifted flour and 1 tbsp cocoa. Spread mixture into dish.
  • 3
    Sift brown sugar and remaining cocoa over mixture. Gently pour boiling water over mixture.
  • 4
    Bake pudding, uncovered, about 40 minutes or until centre is firm. Stand 5 minutes before serving.

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