Self-Saucing Pudding Cake

    Self-Saucing Pudding Cake


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    Here's a great pudding with a cakelike texture that makes its own sauce while you bake it. Serve with any flavour ice cream, but vanilla is particularly good.

    Serves: 12 

    • 1 cup (125g) plain flour
    • 3/4 cup (185g) white sugar
    • 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
    • 2 teaspoons baking powder
    • 1/4 teaspoon salt
    • 1/2 cup (125ml) milk
    • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence
    • 1 cup chopped walnuts
    • 1 cup packed (125g) brown sugar
    • 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
    • 1 3/4 cups (440ml) hot water
    • 1 litre vanilla ice cream

    Preparation:20min  ›  Cook:40min  ›  Ready in:1hour 

    1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees C.
    2. In ungreased 23cm square pan stir together flour, sugar, 2 tablespoons cocoa, baking powder and salt. Mix in milk, oil and vanilla with fork until smooth. Stir in nuts.
    3. Spread evenly in pan. Sprinkle with brown sugar and 1/4 cup cocoa. Pour hot water over batter - do not stir! Bake 40 minutes.
    4. Let stand 15 minutes; cut into squares. Invert each square onto dessert plate. Top with ice cream and spoon sauce over each serving. Makes 9 servings.

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