125ml milk

60g butter

160g sugar

150g flour

1 tsp baking powder

100g cocoa powder

160g dark brown sugar

50g sesame seeds

70g red miso paste

500ml boiling water

serve with crème fraiche and fruits


1. heat the butter and milk until the butter has melted

2. take off the heat and beat in the flour, baking powder, sugar and half the cocoa.

3. Spoon this into a greased and sugared 1.5ltr dish (soufflé style)

4. Mix the brown sugar, rest of cocoa and sesame seeds. Spoon on top of choc mix

5. Pour the boiling water onto the miso, mix until smooth

6. Pour onto the pud

7. Bake at 180C for about 40 minutes

8. Cool for 5 minutes – serve with a good dollop of crème fraiche