Sponge Pudding with chocolate sauce.

2011/07/01

Summer or winter, chocolate pudding is always a treat. Used with success on Lewis and Ben Lawers resis.

Ingredients

Pudding

Sauce

Method

Pudding

  1. Preheat oven to 150C / Gas Mark 2. Grease two pudding basins
  2. Sieve all the dry ingredients together into a mixing bowl and make a well in the centre
  3. Pour the beaten eggs into the well with the syrup, milk and oil
  4. Gradually draw in the dry ingredients and beat to a smooth batter
  5. Pour into prepared basins and bake for 30 - 40 minutes until springy to the touch and a knife comes out clean

Sauce

  1. Break up the chocolate and place it in a pan with the water, syrup and butter.
  2. Cook over low heat until chocolate melts, then beat in vanilla essence. Serve hot.