Chocolate pudding

Chocolate pudding

This is something to behold, its a kind of souffle, perfect pudding for all chocolate lovers. this chocolate recipe is not for the faint hearted, I burnt myself getting it out.. The anticipation and the smells in the kitchen made me lose my head I tell you. Could that mean I’m a chocolate addict.. YES and proud to be one.

What you need

85g butter
188g soft brown sugar
2 tablespoons golden syrup
2 eggs, separated
1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
125ml water
180g cake flour
half teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking powder
2 tablespoons cocoa powder
2 Cadbury flake bars
Water for boiling

The Process

Lightly butter a 1 liter pudding bowl. In preparation for steaming bring water to the boil in a large pot.

Cream butter, sugar and golden syrup until light and fluffy. Add egg yolks one at a time and beat thoroughly then Dissolve bicarbonate of soda in water, add and mix.

Sift dry ingredients together twice. Add to cream mixture, alternating with the water.

Beat egg whites until soft white peaks form. Gently fold into mixture.

Pour half the mixture into prepared pudding bowl, crumble the flakes over and add the remaining mixture on top(this is the secret to its yumminess).

Cover with grease proof paper and tie securely with string, make a handle on the top for easy lifting. The bowl gets very hot, so make the handle unless you have ovenproof gloves.

Lower pudding gently into boiling water and cover with lid.

Leave to boil for 2 hours. DO NOT open or the pudding will deflate.

Remove from the water and serve ASAP with whipped cream.