Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 45 mins

This recipe came from an old "The Australian Women's Weekly" cookbook and is designed for oven instead of microwave.


  1. Heat butter and milk in saucepan, stir until butter melts, add vanilla.
  2. Sift dry ingredients flour, castor sugar and one tablespoon cocao into a basin.
  3. Add the butter mixture to well in centre, stir until smooth.
  4. Pour into a deep, greased 4 litre ovenproof dish.
  5. Sift brown sugar and extra cocoa over the top.
  6. Carefully pour hot water over.
  7. Bake at 180C for 40 to 45 minutes.
  8. Serve hot, with cold cream - or substitute for ice cream.