Quick-Fix Dark Chocolate Pudding (Individual)

Chocolate week or not, sometimes, you need an immediate chocolate fix. This one works! I used lime and chilli chocolate thins, but you can use any flavoured chocolate buttons, or use 4 small squares (or 2 large squares) of good quality dark chocolate.

Quick Chocolate Cake

A chocolate cake in under a minute you say?!

Chocolate Pudding

Quick-Fix Dark Chocolate Pudding (Individual)

Ren Behan
A super-quick (40-second) microwave pudding - note this makes one ramekin-sized cake. 
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 2 minutes
Total Time 7 minutes
Course Dessert
Servings 1


  • 1 teaspoon mild light olive oil
  • 3 dark chocolate thins giant buttons or 4 squares of dark chocolate
  • 1 tablespoon self-raising flour
  • 1 tablespoon cocoa powder
  • 1 tablespoon light muscovado sugar
  • 4 tablespoons whole milk


  • Take a ramekin dish (or a coffee mug) and lightly grease the bottom and sides with a little olive oil. Place two chocolate thins, or 3 squares of dark chocolate into the bottom of the ramekin.
  • In a small mixing bowl, whisk together the flour, cocoa powder, sugar and milk.
  • Pour the mixture into the ramekin.
  • Place a chocolate thin or one square of dark chocolate onto the top.
  • Microwave for 20 seconds. Wait ten seconds. Microwave for a further 20 seconds.
  • Eat right away!


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  1. This is awful. Uncooked flour! Better to basically melt some dark chocolate!

  2. 5 stars
    know quite how I missed this last week. Oh my it looks good. It makes me wish I had a microwave again (got rid of mine a year ago).

    Stumbled, yummed, tweeted and pinned. Love it!

    Oh and by the way thanks for including one of my recipes. Much appreciated.

  3. This recipe looks amazing! Easy to make and unique flavour!

  4. Happy Chocolate Week! I love these type of quick microwave puddings and this is a delicious sounding variation!

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