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Chocolate and Walnut Pudding

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“A handwritten recipe I just found, which I wrote down 30 years ago! I don't remember the pudding (an English pudding is like a cake)but it obviously made a very big impression on me. I didn't often write out recipes when I was about 10 :-) I plan to make this soon.”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350F, 180C, gas mark 4.
  2. Sift the first 5 ingredients into a mixing bowl, and in a separate bowl whisk together the melted butter, eggs and vanilla essence.
  3. Stir this into the dry ingredients and add the chopped walnuts. Pour this mixture into a buttered baking dish.
  4. Mix together brown sugar and cocoa powder with a fork. Gradually whisk in the hand hot water, then pour over the pudding.
  5. Place the pudding in preheated oven and bake for 30 minutes, or until the pudding has risen and is firm in the middle.
  6. Before serving, sprinkle the top with some icing sugar.

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