Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 45 mins

This was a recipe we were taught at primary school in New Zealand and it has served me well for over 20 years. I used to make this in a small enamel dish if it was just for the 3 of us. For the whole family I used to double the recipe and use a decent sized dish.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Sift the flour, cocoa and baking powder into a bowl and then add the sugar and nuts.
  2. Melt the butter in another pan or bowl then add milk and vanilla.
  3. Stir the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients.
  4. Spread into a small pudding dish.
  5. Sprinkle the sauce ingredients[brown sugar and cocoa] over the top and carefully pour the boiling water over the top of everything.
  6. Bake at 180 deg C for 45 minutes.


Most Helpful

Very, very tasty! My favorite way to eat chocolate cake. The sauce is to die for!

kwlabear November 24, 2005

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