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THE WORLD’S QUICKEST CHOCOLATE PUDDING

I love and hate my microwave – love the convenience of it – reheating leftovers, warming up my coffee (many times!) after it’s gone cold, making porridge for the kids each morning. But microwaves also bear the horrible scars from half defrosted/ cooked meat and exploding eggs. The food vultures that are my beautiful kids, pushed me to find a quick fix pudding recipe that would stop the nagging, and whining just for a few minutes one afternoon (when I’m convinced a full moon was approaching) So it had to be fast, no mess and simply indulgent. Solution below. Ingrid

The world’s quickest Chocolate pudding
 
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Recipe type: Dessert
Serves: 2

What you need
  • ¼ cup plain flour
  • ¼ cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 Tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder
  • Pinch salt
  • 2 Tbsp canola or other mild vegetable oil
  • 2 Tbsp milk, coffee or water
  • 2 Tbsp chopped dark chocolate

How to make
  1. In a heatproof mug or ramekin, stir together the dry ingredients until no lumps remain. Stir in the oil and milk until you have a thick paste. Stir in the chopped chocolate, if you’re using it.
  2. Microwave on high for a minute, checking it after 30 seconds (microwaves vary) – it will be done when it’s springy on top but still a bit gooey – like the very best brownie. Eat warm.
  3. I poured runny cream over mine.

 

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4 Responses

  1. Linno says:

    I wish I’d never seen this recipe, it is just too good and too convenient!

  2. Andi says:

    This may have just saved my husband’s life. Just sayin’.

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