Steamed Chocolate Pudding
recipe has been reproduced with the kind permission
of the Ashburton
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lovely moist chocolate pudding – what more needs to
be said? Makes one big pudding or six small ones.
500g butter, softened
500g caster sugar
100g melted dark chocolate
2 dessertspoons of milk
1 tsp vanilla essence
2 tsp strong coffee
the sugar and butter until fluffy, add the eggs and
continue to combine.
flour slowly, add chocolate, vanilla and coffee slowly
and milk as necessary so it is smooth.
into a well-greased and lined bowl (bowls) to half
top with greaseproof paper and tie it with string.
into a steamer, which is already with water boiling
below then reduce the heat to a simmer.
the steamer with a lid and cook for 20 minutess for
small bowls or 1/2hr for large bowl.
out and serve immediately - the middle should still
be soft and runny.
with Devon clotted cream – it’s nice with fresh berries