The perfect old fashioned chocolate self-saucing pudding... a rich chocolate cake smothered with a smooth chocolate sauce (printable conventional and Thermomix recipe cards included). 

Old Fashioned Chocolate Self-Saucing Pudding

The perfect old fashioned chocolate self-saucing pudding... a rich chocolate cake smothered with a smooth chocolate sauce. 
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Course: Dessert, sweets
Cuisine: Baking, dessert, sweet, thermomix, winter recipes
Keyword: chocolate self-saucing pudding
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 8 serves
Calories: 263kcal

Equipment

  • Microwave or Thermomix
  • Oven

Ingredients

  • 60 g butter
  • 125 g (1/2 cup) milk
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 egg lightly beaten
  • 150 g (1 cup) self-raising flour
  • 25 g (1/4 cup) cocoa powder
  • 110 g (1/2 cup) caster sugar
  • 25 g (1/4 cup) cocoa powder extra
  • 110 g (1/2 cup) caster sugar extra
  • 450 ml water boiling
  • icing sugar & ice-cream, to serve

Instructions

Conventional Method

  • Preheat oven to 160 degrees celsius (fan-forced). 
  • Grease a large (6 cup capacity) baking dish and set aside. 
  • Melt the butter in the microwave and allow to cool slightly.
  • Add the milk, vanilla extract and egg and whisk together.
  • Sift the self-raising flour and cocoa powder over the liquid mixture. Add the caster sugar and whisk together until combined. 
  • Pour the mixture into the prepared baking dish. 
  • Sprinkle the extra cocoa powder and caster sugar over the pudding mixture.
  • Carefully pour over the boiling water.
  • Bake for 30 minutes or until firm on the top (but liquid underneath - as this is the sauce). 
  • Allow to cool slightly, then dust with icing sugar.
  • Serve with vanilla ice-cream or custard.

Thermomix Method

  • Preheat oven to 160 degrees celsius (fan-forced). Grease a large oven baking dish (6 cup capacity) and set aside.
  • Sift the self-raising flour and cocoa by pressing Turbo 5-10 times. Set aside in a separate bowl.
  • Place butter into the Thermomix bowl and melt on 100 degrees, Speed 1, 2 minutes. Allow to cool slightly.
  • Add the milk, vanilla extract and egg and mix on Speed 4, 20 seconds.
  • Add the sifted self-raisingflour, cocoa powder and caster sugar and mix on Speed 4, 5 seconds. Scrape down the sides of the bowl and mix for a further 10 seconds or until smooth.
  • Pour the mixture into the prepared dish.
  • Sprinkle the extra cocoa powder and caster sugar over the pudding mixture. 
  • Carefully pour over the boiling water.
  • Bake for 30 minutes or until firm on the top (but liquid underneath - as this is the sauce).
  • Allow to cool slightly, then dust with icing sugar. Serve with ice-cream.

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Nutrition

Calories: 263kcal | Carbohydrates: 46g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 38mg | Sodium: 73mg | Potassium: 142mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 29g | Vitamin A: 240IU | Calcium: 35mg | Iron: 1.1mg