Pear and chocolate cake pots recipe

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  • Serves 4
  • 14 mins to prepare and 16 mins to cook
  • 325 calories / serving


  • 75g (3oz) butter
  • 75g (3oz) caster sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 25g (1oz) cocoa
  • 75g self-raising flour
  • ¼tsp baking powder
  • 4 small pears
  • 2tsp runny honey
  • icing sugar for dusting

Each serving contains

  • Energy

  • Fat

    20g 29%
  • Saturates

    11g 55%
  • Sugars

    33g 37%
  • Salt

    0.6g 10%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 33.7g Protein 4.7g Fibre 3.9g


  1. Preheat oven to Gas Mark 4, 180ºC, fan 160ºC.
  2. Lightly butter four ramekins. Cream together butter and sugar until blended. Beat in the eggs vigorously. Add cocoa and beat again.
  3. Quickly fold in flour and baking powder. Divide mixture between the four ramekins.
  4. Cut base off each pear, making it stable. Press a pear into the middle of each ramekin and bake in the oven for 16 minutes. Serve drizzled with a little honey and a dusting of icing sugar.

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