Oranges are a lovely friend for chocolate. Case in point: jaffas.
I've adapted my favourite recipe for Chocolate Self-Saucing Pudding (from an old Family Circle book called Comfort Food) to add a left hook of orange flavour. Because whilst I love chocolate, my love for chocolate and orange together is, well, indecent.
60 grams butter, melted
1 cup self raising flour
1/2 cup caster sugar
1 egg, beaten
1/2 cup milk
1 cup brown sugar
1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees Celsius. Brush ovenproof dish with melted butter.
2. Sift flour and 1 Tbs of cocoa into a bowl (or, if you are me, don't bother sifting because it makes you feel naughty). Mix in caster sugar.
3. Mix the zest of the orange, egg, butter and milk in a jug. Stir mixture into flour mixture, make sure there are no lumps. Pop the batter into your dish. Stick the kettle on.
4. Mix the brown sugar and the remainder of the cocoa in a little bowl. Sprinkle, sprinkle over the batter.
5. Juice the orange and put the juice into a measuring jug. Once the kettle has boiled, top up the juice to make 1 1/2 cups. Carefully pour the liquid, over the back of a spoon, onto the batter.
6. Pop it in the oven for 30-40mins.
7. Serve with cream and/or ice cream. You should put dibs on the corners, they are the best bits.