Thursday, 6 November 2014

Self Saucing Chocolate Pudding

Self saucing pudding, I saw them on the Great British Bake off with great awe, I couldn't do that could I ? surely not. I was utterly amazed how it works after all, it is like be a wizard in the kitchen

  • 150g self raising flour
  • 165g caster sugar
  • 2 tablespoons cocoa powder
  • 125ml milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract/ or to make it different try an orange flavouring which would work really well with the cocoa.

  • 30g butter melted
  • 150g dark brown soft sugar
  • 1 egg 
  • 4 tablespoons of a good quality cocoa powder
  • 425ml hot water

Preheat oven to 180°C. 

Grease an rectangular  ovenproof baking dish. Sift flour and cocoa into a large bowl. 

Stir in sugar.

Mix the butter, milk and egg in a jug, add the vanilla.

Next slowly  add to flour mixture, whisking until well combined and smooth. Spoon into baking dish. Smooth top with the back of a metal spoon.

Slowly pour  boiling water over the back of a large metal spoon to cover pudding.( This is the magic part ) 

Place dish onto a baking tray. Bake for 35  minutes or slightly less if you have a fan assisted oven  or until pudding bounces back when pressed gently in centre. 

Serve hot  in little ramekins with clotted  cream.

Disclosure : I kindly was provided with a gift card from Tesco in order to purchase some home ware items and ingredients. All recipes and thought, words and opinions are my own.

Please do adapt this recipe as you see fit.


  1. These look delicious! I remember seeing them on GBBO too and meant to give them a go- totally forgot as always! Saving your delicious recipe for some winter warmer puddings! Looks like this winter I'm gonna gain a few pounds!!

    1. My pleasure ! it is a very adaptable pudding !

  2. Ooh this looks super tasty and making me want to get my bake on! x

  3. `Did someone mention a chocolate pudding?! Will be giving these a shot.

  4. You saucy girl! ;-) I'm all hungry now.

  5. Oooh I can almost taste this right now x x

  6. I think you are very cruel posting pictures of clotted cream and choc pud! I want to eat it and I want to eat it nowwwwww!

  7. I've never heard of a self saucing pudding but I'm intrigued enough to try this out tonight! Looks delicious! I have no clotted cream indoors so we'll have to make do with the squirty stuff!

  8. I was planning to do Eton Mess this weekend but now you've tempted me with this! Lovely recipe that I'm bookmarking - will have to increase my running if I'm going to try this though!

  9. There is nothing better than a nice chocolate pudding to finish a perfect meal :-)

  10. OOh I absolutely am needing this right now, am totally intrigued by the name of it x

  11. It looks delicious I think the great british bakeoff has brought the bakers out of everyone.

  12. That looks absolutely gorgeous. I have a craving for chocolate cake and clotted cream now!

  13. My mum used to make something similar, we called it volcano pudding as the sauce usually erupted. Will have to dig that recipe out. This looks lovely

  14. They look brilliant! So delicious looking pudding!

  15. I've actually got a drool on. *drools*
    These look fab!

  16. oh my word. I need these in my life, they look divine.x

  17. Oh my these look good! I am trying to eat less chocolate and failing miserably!

  18. These look amazing, and so simple to make! I can feel a baking session approaching.


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