Chocolate and Orange Pudding

Recipe by THOMAS SCHNETZLER, Lindt Maître Chocolatier


  • 75g Butter, unsalted, melted
  • 45g Self raising flour, sifted
  • 120ml Orange juice
  • Orange zest
  • 90ml Cream
  • 80g Raw caster sugar
  • 2each Eggs, separated
  • 160g Lindt Excellence 70% Cocoa, melted
  • 60ml Orange juice
  • 60g Lindt Excellence 70% Cocoa, chopped
  • Serves: 6-8
  • Cooking time: 25 mins
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Preheat the oven to 180°C

  • 1. Combine the butter, flour, orange juice, zest, cream, sugar and egg yolks in a bowl and mix to combine.
  • 2. Mix the melted chocolate with the second amount of orange juice to create a smooth ganache.
  • 3. Fold into the mixture.
  • 4. In a separate bowl, whisk the egg whites and gently fold under the batter.
  • 5. Lastly mix in the chopped chocolate.
  • 6. Divide into buttered dishes and place into deep oven trays.
  • 7. Place in the oven and fill some hot water to half way up the dish into the tray.
  • 8. Bake for around 15 minutes or until the pudding is starting to colour slightly on top.
  • 9. Serve slightly warm.

Delicious puddings are unique as they have a cakey top yet are custardy on the bottom.

Baking them in individual dishes or ramekins makes a delectable treat for a quick chocolate indulgence. Simply adjust the baking time accordingly.

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