Molten Chocolate Pudding

image_pdfDownload recipeimage_printPrint recipe

A delicious treat. Super indulgent but very easy to make – perfect for cold Sunday afternoon.

150g unsalted butter
150g golden caster sugar
3 eggs
30g cocoa powder
1 pinch of salt
1 tsp baking powder
200g self-raising flour
½ tsp ground cinnamon
½ tsp ground cloves
zest of 1 orange
100ml whole milk
100g 70% dark chocolate, roughly chopped

For the Sauce
300ml boiled water
25g cocoa powder
100g soft brown sugar

– Preheat the oven to 180°C / 160°C with a fan.

– Add the butter and sugar to a bowl and beat until creamy.

– Add the eggs and beat for 2 minutes.

– Add 30g cocoa powder, salt, baking powder, flour, ground cinnamon, ground cloves, orange zest, and whole milk to the bowl. Beat for 2 minutes until smooth.

– Grease a deep baking dish with butter and add the cake mix.

– Add the chopped chocolate and swirl it into the cake mix.

– Mix the water, 25g cocoa powder, and soft brown sugar in a large jug.

– Pour the sauce gently over the cake mix.

– Put the dish in the oven for 45 minutes.

– Once cooked, remove the pudding from the oven and let it sit for 5 minutes.

Serve with double cream or a scoop of vanilla ice cream!