Recipe - Chocolate self-saucing pudding

Chocolate self-saucing pudding by Foodland Recipe Kitchen

Preparation Time: 10 mins
Cooking Time: 30 mins
Serves: 6


  • 1 tbsp unsalted butter
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup self raising flour
  • 2 tbsp cocoa
  • ½ cup milk


  • 6-cup oven proof dish
  • Small bowl


This chocolate self-saucing pudding will be a crowd favourite at your next dinner party.

  1. Preheat oven to 180°C. Grease a 6-cup (approx 20 x 25 cm) oven proof dish.
  2. Cream butter and sugar until pale, add the egg, continue to beat till creamy.
  3. Sift flour and cocoa, gently fold into mixture adding milk a little at a time.
  4. Pour mixture into prepared oven proof dish.
  5. In a small bowl, combine ½ sugar and 2 tbsp cocoa together then sprinkle over the pudding mixture.
  6. Gently pour 2 cups boiling water over the mixture.
  7. Bake in preheated oven for 30 minutes. The pudding should be firm to touch.
  8. To serve: dust with cocoa and serve with vanilla ice cream and/or pouring cream.