Rich Chocolate Pudding2015-02-20
- Servings : 6
- Prep Time : 15m
- Cook Time : 40m
- Ready In : 55m
- 85g plain flour
- 2 tsp baking powder
- ⅛ tsp salt
- 55g butter or margarine, at room temperature
- 30g plain chocolate
- 115g caster sugar
- 85ml milk
- ¼ tsp vanilla essence
- whipped cream, for serving
- FOR THE TOPPING
- 2 tbsp instant coffee
- 315ml hot water
- 100g dark brown sugar
- 70g caster sugar
- 2 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder
Preheat a 180°C oven. Grease a 9 in (23cm) square non-stick baking tin.
Sift the flour, baking powder and salt into a small bowl. Set aside.
In a heatproof bowl set over a pan of simmering water, or in a double boiler, melt the butter or margarine, chocolate and caster sugar, stirring occasionally. Remove the bowl from the heat.
Add the flour mixture and stir well. Stir in the milk and vanilla.
Pour the mixture in the prepared baking tin.
For the topping, dissolve the coffee in the water. Let cool.
Mix together the sugars and cocoa powder and sprinkle over the pudding mixture.
Pour the coffee evenly over the surface. Bake 40 minutes. Serve immediately with whipped cream.