Self-saucing choc-coffee pudding

Self-saucing choc-coffee pudding

self-saucing choc-coffee pudding

We've triple-tested this self-saucing choc-coffee pudding to make it the chocolatiest ever, made with ingredients you probably have at home.

  • 50 mins
  • 8
  • Intermediate


  • 250ml self-raising flour
  • 375ml brown sugar
  • 125ml cocoa powder
  • pinch salt
  • 125ml milk
  • 80g butter, melted
  • 5ml vanilla essence
  • 250ml hot coffee


  1. Preheat oven to 180°C. Grease a 20cm baking dish. Combine flour, ½ of the sugar, ½ of the cocoa and
    salt. Make a well in the centre.
  2. Add the milk, butter and vanilla and mix until just combined. Spread into prepared dish.
  3. Combine remaining sugar and cocoa and sprinkle over the batter. Pour coffee over. Do not mix!
  4. Bake for about 30 minutes or until it has a fudgy texture with a saucy base.

Optional: mix 80g chopped dark chocolate through the batter.

Serving suggestion: serve with whipped cream or ice cream.


Magazine issue date: August, 2018

Joni van der Merwe

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