Self-Saucing Chocolate Pudding Recipe

Best ever self-saucing pudding recipes

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Our indulgent self-saucing puddings magically create their own sauce while baking. Try our rich and comforting chocolate pudding or our famous lemon surprise pudding to please a crowd


Chocolate self saucing pudding is one of our top six self saucing pudding recipes. Try one of our indulgent puddings, including our famous lemon self saucing pudding. They’re easy to make and really impressive to serve as dessert at a dinner party…



  • We use chocolate, lemon, passion fruit and more for our puddings

Sticky toffee self-saucing pudding

A glorious mash-up of two favourite puds, this rich recipe is the perfect weekend winter warmer.

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Self-saucing caramel-coconut pudding

Once this pudding goes in the oven, the dense, coconut-crumbed top rises to the surface while a molten, vanilla-scented caramel sauce is created underneath. Discover our best caramel recipes here.

Caramel Self-Saucing Pudding Recipe with Coconut

Chocolate self saucing pudding

Chocolate self saucing pudding is an absolute classic in Australia and is super easy to make in advance, especially for special occasions. It creates its own buttery sauce below the soft airy sponge in the base of the dish.

Add texture and extra indulgence by sprinkling sugar and cocoa on top before pouring the boiling water to let this chocolatey heavenly pudding cook! Click here for more indulgent dessert recipes

Lemon self-saucing pudding

Our tangy lemony self-saucing pudding, also known as lemon surprise pudding, is easy to whip up and can be ready within an hour. Simply make one mixture and as it cooks it separates into a light sponge on top and a zesty lemon curd beneath. This is a real satisfying weekend treat for you and your friends. Check out our favourite easy lemon dessert recipes here.

Whisky caramel and banana self-saucing pudding

Add a splash of booze to this banana and caramel dessert for extra indulgence! Ready in under an hour, this comforting pud magically creates its own sauce and is best served warm with a dollop of ice cream. More boozy bake recipes here.

Peanut butter and banana self-saucing chocolate pudding

This indulgent chocolate self-saucing pudding, also known as surprise pudding, uses smooth peanut butter and banana to create a deliciously rich and satisfying cake. Serve with some creamy vanilla ice cream and enjoy!

Coconut and lime self-saucing pudding 

You've heard of chocolate and caramel self-saucing puddings, but what about tropical coconut and zingy lime? With a rich, creamy coconut sauce and a melt in the mouth soufflé texture, we love baking this recipe when family are round.

Passion fruit self-saucing pudding

Our lemon self-saucing pudding is one of olive's most popular recipes... ever! So what will you think of our passion fruit self-saucing pudding? The tangy, syrupy passion fruit combined with the buttery lemony batter is such a rewarding and delicious bake, and one that everyone will want seconds of.