Easy Eating

Chocolate self-saucing pudding

Yum! oozy pudding.
Yum! oozy pudding. User contributed

THIS delightful chocolate self-saucing pudding is sure to warm you up on a cold winter's night.


(serves 8)

  • 1 cup self-raising flour, sifted
  • 1/2 cup caster sugar
  • 1/3 cup cocoa, sifted
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 50g butter, melted
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • ice cream, to serve


  1. Preheat oven to 180°C/160° fan-forced. Lightly grease an 8cm-deep, 6 cup-capacity ovenproof dish.
  2. Place flour, caster sugar and half the cocoa in a large bowl. Whisk milk, butter, egg and vanilla together in a jug. Add egg mixture to flour mixture. Transfer to prepared dish.
  3. Combine brown sugar and remaining cocoa in a bowl. Sprinkle cocoa mixture over batter. Pour boiling water over the back of a large metal spoon to evenly cover pudding batter.
  4. Place dish on a baking tray. Bake for 40 to 45 minutes or until pudding bounces back when pressed gently in the centre.
  5. Remove from oven. Stand for 3 to 4 minutes. Serve with ice cream.

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