FOOD

Red Velvet Cherry Ripe Self-Saucing Pudding

Talk about an imprecipe! You'll be the talk of the town with this dessert ...
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TIP! Pudding mixture can be made up to two hours ahead. Sprinkle with combined cocoa and sugar, then pour over water just before cooking. Try adding 1 cup frozen raspberries to pudding mixture, for a change. 

Ingredients

SAUCE

Method

1.

Lightly grease a 23.5cm round x 6cm deep ovenproof dish (10-cup capacity). 

2.

Sift combined flour and cocoa into a large bowl. Stir in sugar. 

3.

Whisk butter, eggs, milk and colouring in a medium jug. Add to flour mixture. Stir until combined. Spoon into prepared dish. Spread evenly. Scatter over chocolate bars. 

4.

To make sauce, sprinkle combined sifted cocoa and sugar evenly over pudding mixture. Slowly pour 2 ¼ cups boiling water over the back of a metal spoon (to avoid dents in the pudding) over cocoa mixture. 

5.

Cook in a moderately slow oven (160C) for about 40 minutes, or until a spongy cake forms on top and sauce is runny underneath. Remove from oven. 

6.

Serve hot pudding with scoops of ice-cream. Sift icing sugar then extra cocoa over top. 

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