Chocolate fudge cake pudding

    50 min

    This is a recipe from my mum. This is a chocolate pudding with a lovely running chocolate sauce to go with it!

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    Serves: 12 

    • 125g (4 1/4 oz) plain flour
    • 2 teaspoons baking powder
    • 1/4 teaspoon salt
    • 150g (5oz) caster sugar
    • 2 tablespoons cocoa powder
    • 120ml (4 fl oz) milk
    • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
    • 225g (8oz) brown sugar
    • 4 tablespoons cocoa powder
    • 400ml (14 fl oz) hot water

    Prep:5min  ›  Cook:45min  ›  Ready in:50min 

    1. Preheat the oven to 180 degrees C (gas mark 4). Grease and flour a 23cm square tin.
    2. In a medium bowl, mix together the flour, baking powder, salt, sugar and 2 tablespoons cocoa. Stir in the milk and melted butter. Spread evenly into the prepared tin.
    3. In a small bowl, combine the brown sugar and 4 tablespoons cocoa. Spread over the top of the mixture in the tin. Pour the hot water over the entire mixture in the tin.
    4. Bake for 45 minutes in the preheated oven. The cake is done when the cake part is on top and the bottom is a runny chocolate sauce.

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    Was very dubious about pouring the hot water over the mixture in the tin, but it turned out brilliantly. Extremely easy to make, and perfect for a winter warming pudding, served with vanilla ice-cream. Can't wait to have it again.......  -  11 Feb 2012


    Had no eggs and was looking to bake a cake! Came across this reciepe and totally Loved it. It is delicious and very easy to make!  -  21 Jul 2012


    yummy but i had to bake it for 1 hour cos i had to use a rectangle tin not square, so it was a deeper mixture  -  18 Apr 2012