Sunday, July 5, 2009


  • Chocolate sauce pudding
    Talk about melt in the mouth! Bite into the light sponge to experience the deliciously cozy, warm sauce.
    Preparation Time: 15 minutes
    Cooking Time: 40 minutes
    Serves: 6
    You will need:
    a 1.5 litre (2 pt) ovenproof dish
    175g selg-raising flour
  • 85g cocoa powder
  • 85g butter
  • 175g caster sugar
  • 175ml milk
  • 125g soft light brown sugar
  • 25g cocoa powder
  • 600ml boiling water
  • icing sugar, for dusting
1. Preheat the oven to 180C, 160 C fan oven, 350 F, gas 4. Sift the flour and cocoa powder into a bowl and rub in the butter. Stir in the sugar and mix in the milk until the mixture is smooth. Spoon into the dish and level the surface.
2. Mix together the sugar and cocoa and whisk in the boiling water. Pour the cocoa liquid over the pudding and bake in the oven for 40 minutes ot until the top is firm and there is a lovelt thick dark sauce on the bottom.
3. Dust the icing sugar and serve at once (the sauce will be absorbed by the fluffy sponge if left to stand for too long).
Per serving: 480cals, 16g fat, 10g saturated fat, 81g carbohydrate

Friday, July 3, 2009

Chocolate Cake

Chocolate Cake
This cake can be baked in microwave High for 4-6 mins.Fill small paper cups half and microwave.Check for doneness after 4 mins.
1-3/4 cups all-purpose flour
1/4 cup Cocoa powder1teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoons baking soda
1/4teaspoon salt
1 cup sugar powdered
2 eggs1/4 cup milk
1/4cup curd(yogurt)
1/2 cup butter
1 teaspoon vanilla /orange extract
1. Heat oven to 375°F. Grease and flour round or rectangular pan .(take any pan only thing you have to see is the batter should come up halfway.
2. Sift together flour, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda salt and sugar in a large bowl.
3.Beat eggs, milk,curd, butter and vanilla/orange well.(for 2 minutes)
4.Add flour mixture to egg mix thouroughly.
5.Pour batter into prepared pan.
6. Bake 30 to 35 minutes until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean.
Cool 10 minutes; remove from pans to wire racks.
Cool completely.
Spread frosting.
1. 6 tablespoons butter
2. 2-2/3 cups powdered sugar
3. 1/2 cup Cocoa
4. 1/3 cup milk
5. 1 teaspoon vanilla/orange extract

  • Beat butter in a bowl.
  • Add powdered sugar and cocoa alternately with milk.
  • Beat to spreading consistency (add more milk if needed).
  • Stir in vanilla/orange .
  • Makes about 2 cups frosting.