Simon’s slow cooker chocolate fudge pudding

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Simon's chocolate fudge pudding

Hi Guys! 

As promised on this morning's Morning Show with Simon Brown and our amazing Today's Special Value slow cooker, here I am with his recipe for the delicious Chocolate Fudge Pudding that he delighted us with.

The savoury recipes are generally a simple case of brown the meat, add the other ingredients and let the slow cooker work its magic.

For this one though, it's worth having a recipe to follow, so here it is…

 

Simon's Slow Cooker Chocolate Fudge Pudding


  1. Sift 4oz plain flour, 4oz sugar, 2oz cocoa powder and 1 tsp baking powder together in a bowl.
  2. Melt 1oz butter and add to bowl with 4 floz milk. Mix thoroughly.
  3. Grease sides of slow cooker bowl and add mix, levelling it out.
  4. Add 6oz dark muscovado sugar and 2oz sieved cocoa powder to half a pint of boiling water in a jug. Stir or whisk until all the sugar has dissolved and there are no lumps of cocoa. Gently pour over cake mix. DO NOT STIR!!
  5. Cook for about 90 minutes on high setting until a skewer is clean coming out of the cake. Serve with creme fraiche, cream, ice cream or chocolate custard. Or all four! (That bit was added by me – KT X)

If you leave it longer, turn the setting to keep warm. The pudding will be fine, although eventually the fudge sauce will become thicker.

I hope you managed to buy our fabulous offer. If not, I'm sure it won't be long before it's back on QVC as it's so popular, and such good value, even at QVC price. Look out for more great ideas for the kitchen from Cook's Essentials – there's lots to look forward to in 2012.

See you all later.

Kathy x

22 Comments

  1. tina fraser February 8, 2012 at 10:11 pm -  Reply

    Hi Kathy
    Can u tell me the cooking instructions for an oven please.
    Thanks
    Tina

  2. Louise Hopkins February 9, 2012 at 10:49 am -  Reply

    Thanks, Kathy. Looking forward to making this when my Duck Egg Blue Slow Cooker arrives! x

  3. Sabah February 9, 2012 at 1:14 pm -  Reply

    Hiya. Do I need to use self raising flour or plain flour?
    Thanks

  4. Wendy Cole February 11, 2012 at 10:24 am -  Reply

    Thank you Kathy for posting this on here. Mine arrived today so guess what we are having for pudding tonight? :o

  5. Carol Hodge February 12, 2012 at 6:26 pm -  Reply

    Just made this in my new slow cooker …… Absolutely delicious !! Thanks for posting the recipe xx

  6. patricia cochrane February 12, 2012 at 11:35 pm -  Reply

    am waiting for this to arrive. thanks for putting up this recipe. this may seem stupid but do I buy self-raising or plain flour? can’t wait to try out when it comes.

  7. Maddalena February 13, 2012 at 5:48 pm -  Reply

    Thankyou Kathy!! I’m a chocoholic and this is going to be the first recipe in my lovely stylish new slow cooker (I have the black). Hiding this one from my housemates! Just turned 30 recently and have treated myself to a few new things. This is great to use after a long day at work on a busy cosmetics counter then travelling home when sometimes it’s hard to find the energy to cook for one from scratch every day. Thanks again for thinking of us with the recipe.

  8. Pauline Johnson February 13, 2012 at 6:22 pm -  Reply

    Kathy thanks for recipe,how do I get pudding out of pot or do you serve from pot?

  9. c walters February 15, 2012 at 8:01 am -  Reply

    I made this with plain flour and it was fine! nice taste – quite rich and v. chocolatey but not sickly sweet – more pudding recipes please Simon for fruit sponge and treacle sponge would be good please

  10. Barbara Rice February 15, 2012 at 1:26 pm -  Reply

    Super,easy recipe. This recipe will be going, with the cooker, to my son who lives on his own. Brilliant gadget for the single cook – who also loves chocolate fudge pudding!!!

  11. Susan February 15, 2012 at 5:53 pm -  Reply

    Hi Kathy,
    Sounds delicious…a treat for definate! Sounds like something you Debs and Ali would dig into on one of your nights!
    Susan x

  12. Janet February 15, 2012 at 6:41 pm -  Reply

    I made this for my valentine last night, it was a winner! There was enough for 4 people easily, but being only 2 of us means we have some for tonight as well, we had ours with custard. It’s going to the top of our fav pudding list, and so easy. Thanks for the recipe.

  13. Kathy t February 15, 2012 at 9:38 pm -  Reply

    Hi everyone. Just a quickie to answer your queries – simon says plain flour, although I don’t think it would harm if you only have self raising. This is really a recipe for the slow cooker, but you could try it in the oven – probably about 180 degrees C (160 fan) but it would need less time – keep on eye on it but I’m guessing maybe half the time? Maybe up to an hour? It’s worth a go but as the slow cooker was such a good price it’s also worth thinking about buying if there are any any left – even at full price. I’m sure we’ll have more in stock soon, and hopefully at introductory price. Keep a look out on line for it. Hope you love the choc pud!
    Kathy x

  14. Paulene Lambert February 16, 2012 at 11:25 am -  Reply

    I was concerned to find that no eggs were mentioned in the recipe, but see that at least one person has made it and found it delicious. Perhaps you can tell us which type of flour you used, plain or SR

  15. Joan Lawrence February 17, 2012 at 4:04 pm -  Reply

    Hi Kathy,
    Would you be able to post the rice pudding recipe that was also demonstrated please
    Thanks

  16. Deborah Murphy February 17, 2012 at 8:39 pm -  Reply

    Hi Kathy please find out the rice pudding receipe and the porridge receipe for this slow cooker that was demonstrated on the TSV shows. Thanks very much and I really lover the small size slow cooker great for students too.

  17. marie mckelvie coventry February 21, 2012 at 1:18 am -  Reply

    thanks for pud will try it soon thanks marie x

  18. Kathy T February 22, 2012 at 12:49 pm -  Reply

    Hello again!
    I’ve managed to get Simon’s rice pudding and porridge recipes for you – i hope you’re enjoying your slow cookers.
    Rice pudding:
    110g (4oz) pudding rice
    55g (2oz) sugar
    25g (1oz) butter
    1.2l (2 pints) whole milk
    Cooks Essentials raspberry coulis to serve (or raspberry jam – my childhood favourite with rice pudding! KT)
    Put it all into the slow cooker, stir and turn on to high and cover. Cook for 5 hours, stirring after the first hour. Serve with the fruit coulis or jam.
    Porridge:
    1 cup oats
    1 1/2 cups water
    1 1/2 cups milk
    (or I might use 3 cups skimmed milk. KT)
    Cook on low for 8 to 10 hours.
    Add honey and dried apricots or raisins to serve.
    I hope these recipes work for you – give them a go and let me know.
    Thanks!
    Kathy x

  19. Susan February 24, 2012 at 6:29 pm -  Reply

    Hi Kathy,
    Thanks for the recipes..yum. I saw you i the lovely Ronnie N coral dress today…you look lovley in the colour – as was your hair! Gorgeous! Debs G really suits blue and I hadn’t noticed her in that colour before. Im sure you’re over the moon Ali K is back! As I said to Debs I can hear the wine glasses already!
    Have a nice weekend x

  20. Rachael O’Neill March 2, 2012 at 4:21 am -  Reply

    Hi Kathy
    The choc pudding in the slow cooker is Fantastic, my mum made it again last night for the second time, i have yet to make it in my slow cooker, too busy making savory meals in it & find it so easy to use and food tastes delicious. Well done QVC x

  21. Favourite presenter April 18, 2012 at 3:53 pm -  Reply

    Kathy you are my favourite presenter,so genuine,so true,and your voice is a pleasure to listen to.Good health to you and your family. X

  22. Doreen Dodds June 30, 2012 at 9:01 pm -  Reply

    I have missed the answer to a recent competition in the Morning Show. It was the one where there was 12 squares. Some phoned in with ruby an other with gems. What was the answer? Desperate to find out, I tried all ways to come up with an answer.

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