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Chocolate Self-Saucing Pudding

So rich and delicious, this is better than your Grandmother makes. One of Bill Granger's signature desserts.

Ingredients

  • Pudding

  • 125 g plain flour

  • 1 pinch of salt

  • 120 g caster sugar

  • 3 teaspoons baking powder

  • 4 tablespoons cocoa powder

  • 250 ml milk

  • 85 g unsalted butter melted

  • 2 eggs lightly beaten

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • double cream or crème fraiche to serve

  • Topping

  • 185 g soft brown sugar

  • 2 tablespoons cocoa powder

  • 250 ml boiling water

Method

  • Pudding:

  • 1.

    Preheat the oven to 180°C (350°F/Gas 4).

  • 2.

    Sift the flour, salt, sugar, baking powder and cocoa powder into a bowl.

  • 3.

    Add the milk, butter, egg and vanilla extract and mix with beaters until combined.

  • 4.

    Pour into four 250 ml (1 cup) greased pudding moulds.

  • Topping:

  • 1.

    Stir the brown sugar and cocoa powder in a bowl to combine, then sprinkle it over the pudding batter.

  • 2.

    Pour boiling water carefully over the puddings, then bake for 20 to 25 minutes.

  • 3.

    Serve with thick cream.

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Posted by ChazzaReport
made this the other day, AMAZING
Posted by Cheryl3Report
Sounds easy and you don't have to melt any chocolate will try it this weekend.
Posted by Sarah226Report
one word - incredible - says it all
Posted by DesmondReport
I will spoil grand children over easter with bills choc pudding
Posted by ChefHoundReport
This is so easy and delish! There are 4 in my family so i make a batch of 12 each time and have 3 nights of chocolate heaven.
Posted by cheffetteReport
Bill Granger has to be one of australias down to earth and family orientated chef, his receipes are easy to follow and will make us all great chefs,thankyou Bill,you make cooking an absolute delight,
Posted by Snowy3Report
i tried it last night but it didn't turn out as well as Bill's
Posted by PamelaReport
WOW!!! so easy to make, tastes amazing real comfort food!! Give it a go you will love it!!.
Posted by JohnReport
I COULD NOT COOK TO SAVE MY LIFE BUT I MADE THIS PUDDING AND IT WAS PERRRFECT!!!! I AM SO PROUD. WILL DEFINATELY BE COOKING THIS NEXT TIME WE HAVE VISITORS FOR DINNER. THANKS BILL
Posted by Huda Abu HamdiaReport
I made this last night, but it didn't turn out like it looks in the photo.. the surface was cracked, should it be so ?? and should i take it out from the oven when the surface dries or no?? cz the center didn't dry, but i took it out anyways, cz it stayed like almost 35minutes in the oven and still top center was still wet.. I took a photo, i'll see if i can post it here so you'll see and comment PLEAAASE..