Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 40 mins

My mom used to make this for my brother and I and we used to call it the living swamp. I just found my mom's recipe for it and this name is just as good. It's hot, gooey and chocolatey!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix the flour with 200mls of the sugar, 25mls of the cocoa, salt and spices.
  2. Add melted butter and vanilla essence.
  3. Pour into 25cmx15cmx5cm dish.
  4. Sprinkle over remaining sugar and cocoa. Pour on boiling water.
  5. Put dish in pan filled with boiling water and bake at 180 for 30-40 minutes.
  6. I used a bit less cocoa in the mix and while it was cooking, pushed some dark chocolate pieces into the pud -- oh man!


Most Helpful

mmmm, yummy and gooey, although it really does look swampy! We pushed in some marshmallows too, along with the chocolate pieces. (the white bits in the photo). Tastes like a slightly underdone chocolate cake. PS, I find it easier to measure out dry ingredients in mg or cups, rather than ml..... LOVED IT!!!

froglet July 08, 2007

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