Steamed Fluffy Chocolate Pudding

Ingredients:

For the batter:
225 grams self-raising flour
150 ml milk
1 large egg
100 grams butter
2 tablespoons golden syrup
1 tablespoon cocoa powder
100 g dark muscovado sugar
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/5 teaspoon bicarb. of soda
For the sauce:
4 tablespoons cream
4 tablespoons milk
100 grams dark chocolate
1 tablespoon golden syrup

Cooking Time:

Prep Time – 15 minutes
Steam Time – 75 minutes
Total Time – 90 minutes

Preparation:
  • 1Use a pudding bowl and butter it on the inside.
  • 2Put a disc of greaseproof paper, also buttered, at the base of the bowl.
  • 3Use a saucepan to melt the butter, the sugar, and the syrup.
  • 4Take the liquid ingredients from the heat and incorporate the egg and the milk in it.
  • 5Mix the flour with the cocoa, soda, and cinnamon separately and then incorporate them into the pan.
  • 6Pour the batter into the greased pudding bowl and cover it tightly with some aluminum foil.
  • 7Let the pudding steam for 1 hour and 15 minutes, more if you feel that the batter is still too soft.
  • 8When the chocolate pudding is almost ready, prepare the sauce by mixing all the ingredients in a saucepan until they melt.
  • 9Take out the pudding, get rid of the paper disc, pour the hot sauce on top of it and serve it with a dollop of light cream.