Gluten and dairy-free chocolate pudding
This delicious gluten-free chocolate cake is a perfect coeliac alternative to keep handy for those who cannot tolerate gluten. Having a gluten food intolerance, either yourself or your friends and family, doesn't have to mean ditching favourite foods or creating a special menu to accomodate them. And not only is this chocolate pudding recipe gluten-free but it is also dairy-free too so works for those with lactose allergies as well. But what this gluten-free chocolate cake lacks in ingredients it certainly does not lack in taste, so it’s perfect for everyone to have a bite. So you can have your cake and eat it if you opt for this easy gluten-free chocolate pudding recipe.
For the pud:
- 175g (6oz) gluten-free plain white flour
- 2 level tbsp gluten-free cocoa powder
- 2 level tsp gluten-free baking powder
- 100g (3½ oz) Fruisana fruit sugar (alternatively, use 125g/4oz caster sugar)
- 125g (4oz) dairy-free spread
- 2 medium eggs
For the sauce:
- 450ml (¾ pint) soya chocolate milk
- 2tbsp cornflour
- 18cm (7in) square tin, lined with bakewell paper
This pudding is not suitable for freezing - so you'll need to finish it off!
- Set the oven to moderate, 180°C/350°F/gas 4.
- Sift the flour, cocoa powder and baking powder into a mixing bowl. Add the sugar, spread, eggs and 2tbsps warm water, and beat well until smooth.
- Spoon into the tin and smooth the top.
- Bake for 30 mins until risen. The surface will crack a little.
- Cool the pud in the tin for 5 mins.
- To make the sauce: Mix a little of the milk with the cornflour and bring the rest of the milk to the boil.
- Pour some of the hot milk into the cornflour mixture, mix well, then pour this back into the hot pan. Bring to the boil, stirring, until the sauce thickens.
- Add a little fruit sugar to taste, if you wish.
- Cut the pud into squares and serve with the hot chocolate sauce.
Nutritional information per portion
- Calories 322(kcal)
- Fat 17.0g
This nutritional information is only a guide and is based on 2,000 calories per day. For more information on eating a healthy diet, please visit the Food Standards Agency website.
Guideline Daily Amount for 2,000 calories per day are: 70g fat, 20g saturated fat, 90g sugar, 6g salt.