Chocolate sponge pudding

Serves 2

Preparation time less than 30 mins

Cooking time less than 10 mins

55g/2oz unsalted butter, softened
55g/2oz caster sugar
55g/2oz self-raising flour
1 tbsp cocoa powder
1 egg
For the chocolate sauce
2 tbsp double cream
2 tbsp soft brown sugar
2 tbsp unsalted butter
1 tbsp cocoa

1. Cream the butter and sugar together in a food processor. Add the flour and cocoa powder and pulse to combine. Add the egg and pulse again.
2. Grease a small oven-proof glass bowl with butter and pour the sponge mixture in.
3. Microwave for 4-5 minutes on high or until cooked and springy to the touch.
4. To make the chocolate sauce, heat the cream, sugar, butter and cocoa together in a pan, stirring occasionally. Simmer gently for a few minutes.
5. Turn the pudding out onto a serving plate and pour the chocolate sauce over to serve.

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