• Makes 1 dish or
  • 45 minutes
  • Difficulty Easy
  • 7 Ingredients


This self saucing chocolate pudding is an easy go to recipe for dinner parties or nights in.


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Ingredients (makes 1 dish or 6 ramekins)

  • 1 Cup Self raising flour
  • 4 Tbsp Cocoa powder
  • 1 1/4 cups brown sugar
  • 80gm butter (melted and cooled)
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 egg
  • 1 1/4 Cups boiling water


  1. Heat your oven to 180 degrees. Grease an oven tray or ramekins with butter. Sift the self-raising flour and 2 tablespoons of cocoa powder in a bowl. Stir in 1/2 cup of brown sugar.
  2. Lightly beat the egg. Combine the egg with the milk and the butter. Slowly add this to the dry flour mix. Whisk until smooth. Pour or spoon into baking dish/ramekins.
  3. MAKING THE SAUCE: Combine 3/4 cup of brown sugar and 2 tablespoons of sifted cocoa powder in a bowl. Sprinkle this on the pudding. Slowly over the back of a spoon pour the boiling water onto the cocoa powder and sprinkle the sugar.
  4. Put the dish or ramekins on a tray and into the oven. Cooking time varies depending on the size of the dish. In a dish - bake for roughly 35 mins In ramekins - roughly 20 minutes The pudding will bounce back when pressed gently on the center if they are ready.
  5. Serve while hot with cream and berries or ice cream.

  • Love self saucing cake thanks chocolate is the best version


  • Love to use little ramekins and love self saucing cakes wow thks


  • Self sauce chocolate pudding is to die for. I think growing up this pudding was always served at least once a week as it was so easy and as kids we loved it.


  • I love self saucing puddings. Thanks for this.


  • these look great! will be trying them for sure


  • How do these go in the freezer? I’m thinking of making a double batch and freezing one of them to use for another time.


  • Such an easy dessert and really tasty


  • A great back up dessert made with ingredients I always have in the pantry. Delicious.

    • yeah it sure is great. i just can’t believe how easy this is, especially because it looks that good lol!. cheers to the owner of this recipe idea!

      • Totally agree. A very impressive looking yet quick and easy dessert.


  • Yumm.. This looks sooo wickedly good. thanx.


  • This looks so easy and I bet it tastes fantastic, my family would love it!


  • I think my kids would like this pudding. So easy to make


  • Thanks for the recipe – I love choc self saucing puddings – despite hot or cold weather.


  • Very much a scrape the platter clean kind of recipe! Always a favourite.


  • Always a great recipe to have for desserts,thanks!


  • I have these ingredients in my pantry/fridge already, so I’ll be trying out this chocolatey recipe very soon.


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