Self-Saucing Chocolate Pudding

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    55 min

    A super dessert that every chocolate lover will enjoy. This delicious cake makes it's own fudgy chocolate sauce. Enjoy with whipped cream or ice cream.


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    Ingredients
    Makes: 1 23cm square dish

    • 350g caster sugar, divided
    • 200g plain flour
    • 60g unsweetened cocoa powder, divided
    • 3 teaspoons baking powder
    • 1/4 teaspoon salt
    • 175ml milk
    • 115g butter, melted
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
    • 175g dark brown soft sugar
    • 400ml hot water

    Method
    Prep:20min  ›  Cook:35min  ›  Ready in:55min 

    1. Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4.
    2. In a medium bowl, stir together the 125g caster sugar, flour, half of the cocoa, baking powder and salt. Blend in milk, melted butter and vanilla; beat until smooth. Pour batter into one 23cm square baking dish.
    3. In separate bowl, stir together the remaining caster sugar, dark brown soft sugar and the remaining cocoa; sprinkle mixture evenly over batter. Pour hot water over top. Do not stir!
    4. Bake at 180 C / Gas 4 for 35 to 40 minutes or until centre is almost set. Let stand for 15 minutes. Then spoon into dessert dishes, spooning sauce from bottom of dish over top.

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    Reviews in English (46)

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    27

    Very good. I have made a similar recipe before, and this is just as good. Lots of yummy fudge sauce on the bottom. Don't make the same mistake I did... I only had an 8" pan, and it overflowed in my oven!  -  02 Jan 2007  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)

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    18

    This recipe is taste nice especially the liquid chocolate but the only thing that made me rate it 4 is because it too sweet. The sugar should be cut into 1/2 of the recipe.  -  20 Jun 2010  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)

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    17

    Yummy! I'm a chocolate fiend so I increased the cocoa to 1/3c for the cake and the sauce. There's no such thing as too much chocolate! I also added half a cup of chopped walnuts and substituted 1/3c of whisky for part of the water for the sauce. Mmmm... chocolate and whisky....  -  24 Apr 2009  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)

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