Monday, June 22, 2009
Chocolate Pudding Cake + the Last Dessert
Next week I promise to make a concerted effort to post a recipe that isnt a dessert! I've been making a lot of favourite recipes lately, most of which I have already shared here, and I do tend to make and consume a lot of dessert during the winter months!
We are also going away later this week for a few days, so I spent a lot of the weekend doing laundry, packing, and preparing the garden for our absence, so there wasnt a lot of time for cooking.
However, I did make Chocolate Cake Pudding at the request of SJ and the in-laws. In fact, it was the third time I'd made it in just over a week, so I think they might like it! This is a recipe that I got from my mum, and remains one of my personal favourites. It is also incredibly easy to make.
For the batter you will need the following:
1 Cup SR Flour
1/2 Cup Sugar
1 Dessertspoon Cocoa powder
2 tablespoons butter (melted)
1/2 Cup milk
In an oven-proof dish, mix the flour, sugar and cocoa. Add melted butter, milk and beaten egg and mix until you have an even batter.
To make the sauce you will need:
3/4 Cup Sugar
1 dessertspoon Cocoa powder
1 + 2/4 Cup hot water
In a separate bowl, mix the sugar and cocoa together, then sprinkle evenly over the top of your batter. Then gently pour on the hot water (dont do this too quickly or you will break up the batter and the sauce wont work).
Place in an oven and bake at 180*C for 30 - 40 minutes.
Serve with fresh cream and/or a scoop of icecream.