self-saucing chocolate pudding

self-saucing chocolate pudding

self-saucing chocolate pudding

Spoil your guests with these self-saucing chocolate puddings.

  • 35 mins
  • 4
  • Intermediate


  • 250ml self-raising flour, sifted
  • 2.5ml salt
  • 125ml castor sugar
  • 80ml cocoa, sifted
  • 125ml milk
  • 50g butter, melted
  • 1 egg
  • 5ml vanilla essence
  • 100ml brown sugar
  • 300ml boiling water
  • icing sugar, for dusting (optional)
  • pouring cream, to serve


  1. Preheat oven to 180°C. Lightly grease a medium 8cm-deep ovenproof dish.
  2. Place the flour, salt, castor sugar and half the cocoa in a bowl. Whisk the milk, butter, egg and vanilla essence together.
  3. Add the egg mixture to the dry ingredients and mix well.
  4. Transfer to the prepared dish.
  5. Combine the brown sugar and remaining cocoa and sprinkle over the batter.
  6. Slowly pour the boiling water over the batter mixture.
  7. Bake for 25-30 minutes, or until the pudding bounces back when pressed in the centre.
  8. Dust with icing sugar and serve with cream.

Magazine issue date: July, 2019