Chocolate Fudge Pudding

Imagine the delightful surprise when your family or guests dig into this scrumptious chocolate dessert and find not only a rich velvet cake, but a creamy chocolate sauce underneath it all… yum!

Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour/plain flour
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar/caster sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3 oz. chocolate
  • 1 teaspoon instant coffee granules
  • 2 Tablespoons butter
  • 2 Tablespoons vinegar
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 cup pecans halves or pieces
  • 1 cup brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 1 1/2 cups boiling water

Method

  1. Mix together the flour, sugar, baking soda, coffee granules and salt. Set aside.
  2. Melt 1 square of the chocolate with the butter and set that aside as well.
  3. Mix the vinegar and milk to make sour milk then add the vanilla. Stir that into the chocolate mixture.
  4. Stir the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients all at once. Stir until thoroughly blended.
  5. Add the pecan pieces to the brown sugar and blend until they are evenly distributed.
  6. Pour the batter into a deep round or square pan that has been greased.
  7. Sprinkle the pecan/brown sugar mixture over top of the batter.
  8. Into the boiling water, add the remaining chocolate. Stir till completely melted. Pour over the top of the batter.
  9. Bake in a 350°F/180°C/Gas Mark 4 oven for 45 – 50 minutes. Serve warm, topped with heavy cream, whipped cream or even ice cream. Mmmmmm!

Serves 8 – 10

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