Recipe

Fudgy chocolate, hazelnut and peach pudding

Chocolate, hazelnuts and peaches combine in this sweet and sticky pudding, which might just become your new go-to. Enjoy as a decadent summer dessert, served with a generous scoop of vanilla ice cream.

By Sophie Gray
  • 15 mins preparation
  • 30 mins cooking
  • Serves 6 - 8
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Ingredients

  • 200 g butter
  • 300 g brown sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence
  • 4 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 75 g plain flour
  • 50 g cocoa powder
  • 450 g peaches, thinly sliced
  • 100 g dark chocolate, bits or chunks
  • 1/3 cup hazelnuts, chopped or crushed
  • Cream or ice cream, to serve

Method

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 190°C. Lightly grease a 20cm x 30cm shallow ovenproof dish.
  • 2
    Melt butter in a saucepan over low heat. Remove from heat; stir in the sugar.
  • 3
    Add the vanilla, then mix in the eggs in increments; beating well after each addition.
  • 4
    Sift over flour and cocoa powder, then mix until thoroughly combined.
  • 5
    Pour into dish, nestle in the peach and scatter with chocolate and nuts.
  • 6
    Bake for 30 minutes, until crusty on the outside but still fudgy in the centre. Serve warm with cream or ice cream.

Notes

Place hazelnuts in a bag and bash with a rolling pin to break them up.