Melting chocolate and orange puddings

Melt in the mouth puds with an orangey twist


Melting chocolate and orange puddings

  • 45 minutes
  • Serves 6
  • EASY

PER SERVING 553 kcals, protein 6.4g, carbs 102.3g, fat 16g, sat fat 8.6g, fibre 2.3g, salt 0.55g



  • self-raising flour 200g
  • cocoa powder 4 tbsp
  • dark chocolate 100g, chopped
  • golden caster sugar 200g
  • butter 50g, melted
  • egg 1
  • milk 175ml
  • oranges 2, zested
  • crème fraîche to serve (optional)
  • unrefined soft dark brown sugar 150g
  • cocoa powder 3 tbsp
  • 1. Heat the oven to 180C/fan 160C/gas 4. Put the flour, cocoa, chocolate and caster sugar in a bowl. Mix together the butter, egg, milk, orange zest and stir into the dry ingredients.
  • 2. Divide the mix between 6 small ovenproof dishes (about 250ml each).
  • 3.For the sauce, mix the sugar and cocoa, then divide between the tops of the puds. Boil a kettle and pour approx 3 tbsp boiling water over each pud. Bake for 25 minutes. You will end up with sponge on top and choc sauce underneath.
  • 4.Finish with a dollop of crème fraîche and extra orange zest if you like.