Chocolate Pudding

  • 1 cup self-raising flour
  • 2 tablespoons cocoa powder
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 80g butter, melted, cooled
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • thick cream and berries, to serve


  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons cocoa powder, sifted
  • 1 1/4 cups boiling water

Preheat oven to 180°C or 160C fan-forced. Grease an 8-cup capacity ovenproof baking dish. Sift flour and cocoa into a large bowl. Stir in sugar.

Combine butter, milk and egg in a jug. Slowly add to flour mixture, whisking until well combined and smooth. Spoon into baking dish. Smooth top.

Make sauce: Sprinkle combined sugar and cocoa over pudding.

Slowly pour boiling water over the back of a large metal spoon to cover pudding. Place dish onto a baking tray. Bake for 35 to 40 minutes or until pudding bounces back when pressed gently in centre.