Nan’s Chocolate Self-Saucing Pudding

During winter there is nothing better than warm, gooey, chocolate desserts, well really I’d eat them all throughout summer too.  And anything chocolate, you already know, I’m there!!!

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This recipe is special to our family as it was handed down from my Nan and was a staple in our house growing up. It is a fool-proof, easy-to-make pudding that will leave your mouth watering.

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I love it so much because I can easily just stir it in the bowl I’m baking it in, no need for extra washing up πŸ‘ŒπŸΌ)

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Ingredients for Pudding:

  • 1 cup self-raising flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 dessertspoons of cocoa
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 tablespoon melted butter
  • Vanilla to taste

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This is what happens when you spend too much time focusing on taking the photo… you drop the spoon!!
Ingredients for Sauce:

  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 2 dessertspoons of cocoa
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup boiling water

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My cute recipe card can be found here
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I know some people that call this dessert the devil’s food… because it is self-saucing! πŸ˜‰πŸ˜‚ I mean look at that sauce right there!!!

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Method:

  1. Sift the flour, salt and cocoa together with the sugar in a small to medium baking dish (mine is approx 25cm length and 5cm deep)
  2. Combine with milk and melted butter
  3. Stir together until thoroughly mixed
  4. Top the cake mix with white and brown sugar, cocoa and salt
  5. Pour the boiling water gently over the mix
  6. Bake in a moderate oven (180 degrees Celsius) for 45 minutes

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It’s as simple as that! Quick, easy and tastes amazing every time. I love to serve it with vanilla ice cream and sometimes even just thickened cream.

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