Chocolate christmas pudding

Indulgence is never too far away around christmas time. The ultimate proof is in eating the traditional christmas pudding. In this recipe, it gets a delicious makeover with snappy little chocolate chips and a creamy white chocolate and rum sauce.

Recipe

Created by
  • Beverley Dunkley - Technical Advisor, Chocolate Academy™ Center, UK

Chocolate christmas pudding

Ingredients Preparation
  • 75g
    raisins
  • 1As needed
    orange zest
  • 8g
    bicarbonate of soda
  • 125ml
    water
  • 75g
    dates
  • 35g
    mixed peel
  • 35g
    candied ginger
  • 75ml
    brandy

Place the dried fruit into the water and brandy and bring to the boil, add in the bicarbonate of soda and mix well, turn out into a bowl and allow to cool.

  • 75g
    butter
  • 3As needed
    whole egg(s)
  • 200g
    self-raising flour
  • 25g
    Cocoa powder
  • 5g
    cinnamon stick
  • 5g
    spice mix
  • 3g
    ground nutmeg
  • 225g
    brown sugar
  • Q.S.
    concentrated vanilla extract

Cream the butter and sugar together until light and fluffy. Add in the eggs slowly. Fold through the dry ingredients.

  • 50g
    Dark chunks

Once the fruit mix is cold fold it through the cake mix and then fold through the chocolate chunks. Bake at 200°C until golden brown and the sponge bounces back when lightly touched.

White chocolate and rum sauce

Ingredients Preparation
  • 200g
    CW2
  • 150g
    35% cream
  • 50g
    rum

Bring the double cream to the boil and then pour over the white chcocolate.

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