Self saucing chocolate pudding recipe

Incredibly-Easy Chocolate Self-Saucing Pudding Recipe

Pudding… Hot, rich and saucy. The stuff you dream about on cold wintery nights or rainy days stuck in an office.

This recipe is an easy as pie – You’ll have it in the oven in less than 10 minutes, and have a very happy tummy indeed. It’s so easy, you’ll be making it in your sleep (and having wicked, chocolatey dreams)

Chocolate Self-Saucing Pudding Recipe

  • 1 cup Self-Raising Flour
  • 2Tbsp Cocoa powder, sifted
  • 3/4cup white sugar
  • 2Tbsp Butter, softened
  • 3/4cup Milk

Sauce ingredients

  • 2cups Boiling Water
  • 3/4cup Brown Sugar
  • 1Tbsp Cocoa powder, sifted

4 steps to make the chocolate recipe

  1. Underneath this chocolate lava pudding, is rich molten sauce
    Underneath this chocolate lava pudding, is rich molten sauce

    Preheat oven to 180 degrees Celsius or 360 degrees Fahrenheit

  2. Mix all ingredients together to make a cake batter, and pour into a greased 20cm round oven dish.
  3. To make the sauce, combine all ingredients until sugar has dissolved. Pour over the top of the cake mixture, and bake in oven for 50mins.
  4. Serve with lashings of cream or ice-cream

Hot Tip

Why not try a variation on a trusted recipe?

  • Jaffa Self-Saucing pudding – Add the rind of 1 orange to the cake batter before baking
  • Adult version – try adding 1/3 cup Kahlua to the cake mixture, and reducing the milk to 1/2 cup.
  • Choc-Mint Self-Saucing Pudding – Add 1/2 tsp peppermint essence to the cake batter. Crumble over a Peppermint Crisp Bar when serving
  • Mocha Self-Saucing Pudding – Add 1/2 Tbsp coffee granules to the cake batter before baking
  • Choc-Raspberry Self-Saucing Pudding – Add 1 cup Frozen Raspberries to the cake batter

Nellys Belly

I’m a wife, mum to 2 little boys and in a former life I used to be a chef. I find comfort and peace in cooking, and just love the feeling of providing for my family and friends.

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