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Guinness chocolate pudding with cream on top

Guinness chocolate puddings

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • Cook:
    • plus 1 hr chilling
  • Easy
  • Serves 4

Bake our indulgently boozy chocolate puddings with just five ingredients. Perfect for a dinner party if you're celebrating on St Patrick's Day – or at any time of year

  • Vegetarian
Nutrition: per serving
NutrientUnit
kcal729
fat56g
saturates33g
carbs41g
sugars35g
fibre5g
protein10g
salt0.2g
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Ingredients

  • 150g unsalted butter , plus extra for the ramekins
  • 200g dark chocolate (70% cocoa), roughly chopped
  • 90g golden caster sugar
  • 3 large eggs
  • 90ml Guinness or other stout
  • clotted cream or thick double cream, to serve (optional)

Method

  • STEP 1

    Butter four 9 x 5cm ramekins and set aside. Tip the butter, chocolate and a generous pinch of salt into a heatproof bowl. Set over a small pan of just-simmering water and stir until melted, then remove from the heat and leave to cool a little.

  • STEP 2

    Put the sugar and eggs in a large mixing bowl and beat with an electric whisk until pale, almost doubled in volume and thick enough to leave a trail when the beaters are lifted up. Gently fold in the melted chocolate and the Guinness. Spoon the mixture into the ramekins, then chill in the fridge for 1 hr. Heat oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 6 and put a baking tray on the top shelf to heat up.

  • STEP 3

    Place the ramekins on the hot baking tray and bake for 18 mins. Remove from the oven and leave to stand for a minute, then serve with a dollop of cream, if you like.

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Recipe from Good Food magazine, March 2019

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