Crock-Pot® Slow Cooker Chocolate Orange Volcano Pudding
2 hours HIGH
100gram butter, melted, plus a little extra for greasing the dish
225gram self-raising flour
150g caster sugar
75g cocoa, sifted
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 orange, for zest & juice
3 medium eggs
150g orange flavoured milk chocolate, chopped into chunks
For the sauce
200g light brown soft sugar
1. Lightly grease the Crock-Pot® Slow Cooker with a little butter.
2. Place the flour, caster sugar, cocoa, baking powder, orange zest and a pinch of salt into a mixing bowl and mix together.
3. Whisk the orange juice, eggs, melted butter and milk, then add to the dry ingredients and mix together until smooth. Stir in the chocolate pieces then place the mixture into the Crock Pot ® Slow Cooker.
4. Make the sauce by mixing the sugar and cocoa with 300ml of boiling water then pour this over the pudding mixture. Place the Crock Pot ® Slow Cooker pot into the heating base, fit the lid and cook on High for 2 hours until the mixture has risen and is firm to the touch. Serve with pouring cream or vanilla ice cream.
Desserts and sweet treats may not be the first things which come to mind when you’re thinking of ways to use your slow cooker, but did you know the Crock-Pot range can help you rustle up the most decadent, gooey, moreish desserts known to man? This is, perhaps, best demonstrated by our amazing slow cooked chocolate orange volcano pudding.
Combining the rich flavours of dark chocolate with the sharp tang of fresh orange, this volcanic pud makes a fantastic finishing course to the family Sunday roast or the soon-to-be-legendary dinner party you’ve been planning for months. The beauty of slow cooking your pudding is that it will keep warm and finish off cooking whilst you and your family (or dinner guests) are tucking into the main course.
Slow cooking chocolate pudding allows you to achieve that soft, moist finish which is so hard to perfect with traditional oven-baked puddings. The gooey, crumbly texture of the slow cooked chocolate orange volcano pudding melts in your mouth with flavours of chocolate, orange and cream dancing on your palate.
Made using cupboard essentials, you’ll be surprised just how easy slow cooking a delicious slow cooker chocolate orange volcano pudding can be.