Introduction: Lava Chocolate & Orange Sponge Pudding
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This is an elegant luscious dessert that has a fab combo of Chocolate sponge cake with Orange aroma.
When baked it magically produces its own rich chocolate pudding on the bottom, yet its low cal...no guilt!
Surprise your loved one for extra points on Valentine's Day with this silky, hot dairy free dessert!
Step 1: Ingredients
4 tbsp dairy free margarine
3/4 cup sugar
2 cup unsweetened Almond Milk
1 cup flour
1 tsp baking powder
5 tbsp cocoa powder
1 tsp instant coffee
zest of 1 orange
1 lg egg, beaten
Preheat oven to 350F
Grease or spray 4, 1 cup ramekins
In a medium saucepan melt margarine, 1/2 cup sugar, 2/3 cup milk, zest and coffee. Stir to dissolve the sugar. Cool to the touch.
Whisk the egg into the liquids.
Sift the flour, baking powder and 1 tbsp of cocoa powder together.
Sprinkle onto the liquids and whisk to mix,
the mixture will be lumpy.
Step 2: Prep
Evenly distribute into ramekins.
Stir the remaining sugar and cocoa powder together. Sprinkle over cake batter.
Pour the remaining milk over the batter.
*When baking it will magically mix together creating a sauce on the bottom.
Place on a baking sheet to catch any spills and bake for 40-45 min until the liquid sinks and the cake rises.
Remove and allow to cool for 5 min.
The cake will drop.
Sprinkle with icing sugar, berries and a scoop of frozen yogourt or dairy free/ice cream if desired
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