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  1. Ingredients (serves 4)

  2. 1/3 cup self-raising flour, sifted

  3. 2 tablespoons desiccated coconut

  4. 2/3 cup brown sugar

  5. 1/3 cup cocoa powder, sifted

  6. 1/4 cup milk

  7. 20g butter, melted, cooled

  8. 1 egg

  9. 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

  10. 410g can pitted black cherries, drained, halved

  11. 1 cup boiling water

  12. icing sugar mixture and vanilla ice-cream, to serve

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Preheat oven to 180°C/160°C fan-forced. Lightly grease four 1 cup-capacity baking dishes. Place on a baking tray.

  2. Place flour, coconut, 1/3 cup sugar and 2 tablespoons cocoa in a bowl. Whisk milk, butter, egg and vanilla together in a jug. Add milk mixture to flour mixture. Stir to combine. Fold through cherries. Divide between prepared dishes.

  3. Sift remaining sugar and cocoa together in a bowl. Sprinkle over dishes. Pour 1/4 cup boiling water over the back of a large metal spoon to cover 1 pudding. Repeat with remaining boiling water and puddings.

  4. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes or until pudding springs back when pressed gently in centre. Remove from oven. Cool for 5 minutes. Dust with icing sugar. Serve with ice-cream.


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