Chocolate muffins with hot chocolate custard
- Preparation and cooking time
- Serves 6
These classic cocoa puddings with a hot chocolate sauce contain just 215 calories each - and there's a lemon version too
For the hot chocolate custard
- 2 x pots low-fat custard
- 25g dark chocolate , chopped
- STEP 1
Heat oven to 160C/fan 140C/gas 3. Brush 6 holes of a muffin tin with a drop of oil. Sieve the cocoa into a large bowl, then add the rest of the dry ingredients. Stir to combine, then make a well in the centre.
- STEP 2
Beat the milk, egg and oil together in a jug, pour into the well, then stir quickly to make a batter. Spoon into the muffin tin, then bake for 15 mins or until risen and firm to the touch. Heat the custard in the microwave according to instructions, or in a pan, then tip in the chopped chocolate and stir until smooth. Turn the puddings into bowls and pour the custard over.
MAKE THEM ZINGY
Lemon curd cakes with custard: To make your own luscious lemon puddings, omit the cocoa and add an extra tbsp flour and the zest of 1 lemon. Once golden, top with a small blob of lemon curd and serve with plain low-fat custard.