Microwave chocolate pudding

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Quick chocolate pud
Quick chocolate pud
  • Serves: 4

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  • Skill level: Easy peasy

  • Costs: Mid-price

You might think that microwaving a chocolate pudding doesn't give the best results, but this delicious microwave chocolate pudding is so easy and doesn't sacrifice taste! And it only takes 15 minutes to make!


  • 125g (4 oz) butter
  • 75g (3oz) light muscavado sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 200g (7oz) dark chocolate, melted
  • 1tsp vanilla
  • 100ml (3 fl oz) double cream
  • 25g (1oz) plain flour
  • tsp baking powder
  • 75g (3oz) white chocolate, chopped

Take care not to overheat the dark chocolate when it's in the microwave - check regularly!


  1. Melt the dark chocolate in the microwave on medium heat for a minute or two, checking regularly.
  2. Cream together the butter and sugar, then gradually add the eggs, melted chocolate, vanilla and cream.
  3. Fold in the flour, baking powder and white chocolate. Divide the mixture between four buttered ramekins.
  4. Cover with clingfilm and microwave on high for 3-4 mins. Remove from microwave, pierce clingfilm and leave for a couple of mins. Turn out and serve with cream.

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