Chocolate Self-Saucing Pudding
1/2 cup milk
1 teaspoon vanilla essence
3/4 cup caster sugar
1 cup self-raising flour
1 tablespoon cocoa
3/4 cup brown sugar, firmly packed
1 tablespoon cocoa, extra
2 cups boiling water
1. Combine butter and milk in large pan; stir over heat until butter is melted. Remove from heat; stir in essence and caster sugar, then sifted flour and cocoa.
2. Spread mixture into greased ovenproof dish (6-cup capacity). Sift brown sugar and extra cocoa over mixture, then gently pour boiling water over mixture.
3. Bake in moderate oven about 40 minutes.
Serves 4 to 6.
Recipe best made just before serving.