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Pear and Chocolate Pudding Recipe

Pear and chocolate puddings

Published: December 19, 2014 at 2:33 pm
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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
  • Easy
  • Serves 6

The best chocolate puddings are the ones that you don't have to share. We love these individual little pots of chocolate sponge and pear. Just add cream to serve and let your family and friends dive in

Nutrition:
NutrientUnit
kcal433
fat23.1g
carbs45.7g
fibre4.2g
protein8.5g
salt0.9g
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Make these elegant pear and chocolate puddings, then check out our bread pudding, chocolate fondant, chocolate bread and butter pudding, chocolate self-saucing pudding and more chocolate recipes.

Ingredients

  • 100g butter, plus a little for the tins
  • 160g light muscovado sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 60g plain flour
  • 30g cocoa powder
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 55g ground almonds
  • 60ml milk
  • 6 small pears, very ripe
  • to serve pouring cream

Method

  • STEP 1

    Heat the oven to 180C/fan 160C/gas 4. Butter 6 × 250ml ramekins. Beat the butter, sugar, eggs, flour, cocoa, baking powder, ground almonds and milk together.

  • STEP 2

    Peel the pears and cut off the bottoms so that they will stand with a decent amount of height above the rims of the ramekins. Chop the bottom parts and fold into the chocolate mixture. Divide the mixture between the ramekins until they are two-thirds full, then push the tops of the pears in.

  • STEP 3

    Bake for 30 minutes or until the pudding mix is puffed around the pears. Serve with cream.

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