A delicious homemade chocolate pudding recipe that is easy to whip up using common pantry ingredients! Curb that chocolate craving with this dessert.
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One of my goals for 2018 is to eliminate more “convenience food” from my family’s diet. My family doesn’t really eat a lot of pre-packaged food … but I’m hoping to eliminate most, if not all, of it from our house. Personally, I like knowing I can make something myself just as easily as I can dump it out of a package. I also like knowing that I can say the name of every single ingredient in a recipe. It’s the little things, ya know?
Before Christmas, I sat down and dug through some of my old handwritten recipes and found this little gem for Homemade Chocolate Pudding. It’s super simple to make. I forgot how much my kids love this dessert! I love those old handwritten recipes – don’t you? After spending some time flipping through those old recipes, I’ve found a few others I would like to share in the coming weeks.
I like to add colorful sprinkles or chopped-up M&M’s over the top. You could just as easily top it with a dollop of sweetened whipped cream and a few chocolate shavings if you like. Totally OK too! Taste the difference homemade makes. You’re going to love it! I hope you enjoy this homemade version of chocolate pudding – it’s good no matter how you eat it!
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- 1 cup granulated sugar
- 1/2 cup baking cocoa powder
- 1/4 cup cornstarch
- 1/2 tsp. salt
- 4 cups milk (any kind you like)
- 2 tbsp. butter
- 2 tsp. vanilla extract
- In a heavy saucepan, whisk together the sugar, baking cocoa, cornstarch, and salt. Gradually add milk, whisking to combine.
- Bring to a boil over medium heat; whisking occasionally. Once the mixture comes to a boil, boil and whisk continuously for 2 minutes.
- Remove from the heat and stir in butter and vanilla extract.
- Spoon into individual serving dishes. Chill until serving.
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 303Total Fat: 10gSaturated Fat: 6gTrans Fat: 0gCholesterol: 26mgSodium: 267mgCarbohydrates: 50gFiber: 3gSugar: 42gProtein: 7g