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Chocolate self-saucing pudding

Points® value
Total Time
40 min
10 min
30 min
This deliciously rich, moist chocolate sponge creates its own sauce in the baking dish. Serve it warm for the perfect weekend treat.


Calorie controlled cooking spray

4 spray(s)

Plain White Flour

150 g

Caster Sugar

100 g

Baking powder

2 teaspoon(s), level

Cocoa Powder

50 g


1 pinch

Egg, whole, raw

1 medium, raw

Skimmed Milk

150 ml

Low Fat Spread

30 g

Vanilla Extract

½ teaspoon(s), level

Light Brown Sugar

30 g

Cocoa Powder

2½ tablespoon(s), level, for sauce and to serve


  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C, fan 160°C, gas mark 4. Mist a 20cm baking dish with cooking spray. Sift the flour, caster sugar, baking powder, 50g cocoa powder and the salt into a large mixing bowl.
  2. In a separate bowl, lightly beat the egg, then whisk in the milk, melted spread and vanilla extract. Fold the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients until combined. Pour the mixture into the baking dish.
  3. In a small jug, combine the brown sugar with 2 tablespoons cocoa powder and sprinkle over the top of the pudding mixture. Carefully pour over 300ml boiling water, then bake for 25-30 minutes until the top of the pudding feels firm and springy. Dust with the extra 1⁄2 teaspoon cocoa powder, then serve.


Make this extra-special by serving it with fresh berries nd a dollop of 0% fat natural Greek yogurt for no extra SmartPoints.