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This Hot Mocha Pudding Will Leave You Sizzling!

Topped with ice cream and liqueur, this recipe only takes a few minutes to mix, microwave and prepare for a rich, indulgent dessert.

PHOTO CREDIT: Sam Stowell Photography


  • 150ml milk
  • 50g pitted prunes
  • 2 tsp instant coffee
  • 50g soft butter
  • 50g icing sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 50g ground almonds
  • 2 tbsp cocoa
  • 1 tbsp self-raising flour
  • 4 scoops coffee or vanilla

ice cream, to


  • 4 tsp coffee liqueur, to serve (optional)
  • 4 x 175ml ramekins

(with no metal on them)



  1. Blend the milk with the prunes and coffee in a food processor until smooth. Add the butter, sugar, egg, almonds, cocoa, flour and a pinch of salt, then blitz again to form a thick batter.


  1. Scrape evenly and cleanly into ramekins.


  1. Space the ramekins around the edge of the microwave turntable and cook on medium for 6 mins for a slightly moist pudding.


  1. Stand for 5 mins, then serve topped with a scoop of ice cream and a little liqueur.
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