Rich, gooey and luxurious. You’ll be shocked this dessert is gluten free.

Photo: Wholesome Patisserie

Serves: 4-6

Prep time: 10 mins

Cook time: 50 mins



1 cup gluten free self raising flour*

2 Tbsp cacao powder

½ tsp salt

¾ cup coconut sugar

½ cup almond milk

30g butter or coconut oil, melted

1 tsp vanilla


¾ cup coconut sugar

¼ cup cacao powder

1¾ cups hot water



Preheat oven to 180ºC (356ºF). Grease a 23cm round baking dish with butter or coconut oil.

In a large mixing bowl, sift flour, cacao and salt together.

Add sugar, mix well.

Stir in milk, butter or oil and vanilla, until well combined and smooth.

Evenly spread into prepared dish.


In a small mixing bowl, combine sugar and cacao.

Sprinkle mixture over top of pudding in an even layer.

Gently pour hot water over the top.

Carefully place in oven and bake for 45-50 minutes or until cracks appear on top and edges have browned.

Remove from oven and let cool for a couple of minutes.

Sprinkle a dusting of icing sugar or extra cacao powder to serve.


Store leftovers in an airtight container or cover with foil, refrigerated, for 2-3 days.

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