As festival of Holi is in and everywhere is mood of fun and joy spread around, If you have a sweet craving then we are bringing to you a lip smacking recipe that is Chocolate lava pudding. Sure name is enough to make your mouth watering. So without wasting much time lets have a look on the recipe…..
Method : Take a mixing bowl, add 1 cup plain flour (maida/take half of atta and half of maida), 2 tbsp unsweetened dark cocoa powder, ½ cup powdered sugar (grind in mixie/ icing or caster sugar – optional), 1.5 tsp baking powder, 4 tbsp melted butter, ½ cup milk diluted with 1 tsp instant coffee powder and mix well with the help of spoon (avoid using hand/electric beater). Place batter in a tray and spread it even. To make lava, take a mixing bowl and add ½ cup white sugar, ½ cup brown sugar (optional – can be replaced with white sugar), 3 tbsp unsweetened dark cocoa powder, ¾ cup hot water and mix it. Pour this mixture gently in the tray over the batter. Keep the tray in a pan/vessel pre-heated for 20 minutes. Place a stand in it (you can also make a salt layer). Cover the lid and cook for 40-45 mins on low-medium flame. (After 35-40 mins, touch on the surface if it turns dry then it’s properly cooked). Rest for a while and bring it to room temperature. Then cut it into squares and place it on a serving plate. Top with some ice cream, pour some lava, place strawberry and mint leaves.