Pineapple Chocolate Walnut Pudding

Preparation info
  • Serves


    • Difficulty


Appears in
Sweet Dreams

By Josceline Dimbleby

Published 1985

  • About

The flavours of fresh pineapple (and it must be fresh, as tinned seems to lose that lovely sharpness) and chocolate blend well together. Here, chopped pineapple in its juices has a gooey, nutty, chocolate top, rather like a mixture between a cake and a mousse with a caramelised glaze. It can be served warm or cold.


  • 1 small fresh pineapple
  • 4 tablespoons (4 x 15 ml spoon) strawberry jam


Preheat the oven. Using a sharp knife, peel the pineapple and cut it into small pieces, leaving out the tough core in the centre. Put the pieces in a bowl, mix with the jam and then turn on to the bottom of an ovenproof dish (glass looks more intriguing), approximately 10 inches (