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Microwave Chocolate and Orange Pudding

Creating a delicious dessert doesn't get much simpler or quicker than with this chocolate and orange microwave mug bread and butter pudding.


This gooey bread-and-butter pudding is so easy to make.You can vary it by using a flavoured dark chocolate, such as ginger or chilli, or you could try milk chocolate instead.

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1 slice white bread, crusts removed
softened butter, for spreading
6 pieces of dark chocolate, roughly chopped
1 egg
2 tbsp caster sugar
grated rind of 1 orange
100ml milk

Essential kit

You will need: a 1000W, category-E microwave.


Spread the bread with the butter, then cut it into squares. Arrange in the bottom of a 300 ml microwaveable coffee cup. Add the chocolate pieces, nestling them among the pieces of bread.

In a small bowl or jug, whisk together the egg, sugar, orange zest and milk, until the sugar has dissolved. Pour this over the bread mixture.

Microwave on high for about 1 minute 50 seconds, or until just set. Allow to stand for 1 minute before serving.

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