Peanut butter puddings with chocolate sauce

Peanut butter-lovers will enjoy tucking into Simon Rimmer's distinctly indulgent puds, served with rich chocolate sauce
By Simon Rimmer
Peanut butter puddings with chocolate sauce
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  • Serves: 12
  • Cook Time: 25 minutes
  • Prep Time: 25 minutes
  • Effort: easy



  • 675 g plain flour
  • 5 g bicarbonate of soda
  • 7 g baking powder
  • 1 pinches salt
  • 225 g crunchy peanut butter
  • 225 g caster sugar
  • 100 g butter
  • 2 eggs
  • 5 ml vanilla extract
  • 280 ml buttermilk

For the ganache sauce

  • 125 ml milk
  • 225 g dark chocolate, 70% cocoa, roughly broken up
  • 125 g smooth peanut butter
  • 100 ml double cream


1. Preheat the oven to 200C/gas 6. In a mixing bowl, combine the flour, bicarbonate of soda, baking powder and salt. 2. In a separate bowl ,using an electric whisk, whisk the peanut butter, sugar and butter. 3. Beat in the eggs, one by one, to the peanut butter mixture. Beat in the vanilla and buttermilk and add the beaten mixture to the flour. 4. Divide among 12 greased and lined dariole moulds. Place the filled moulds in a deep roasting tray, pour hot water in the tray around the dariole moulds and bake in the oven for 25 minutes. 5. To make the ganache sauce, bring the milk to scalding point in pan and stir in the plain chocolate and peanut butter. 6. Pour the sauce over the puddings, drizzle with cream and serve piping hot.

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