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Rich and Creamy Chocolate Pudding

Makes: 4 servings
Prep 30 mins Chill 2 hrs
Rich and Creamy Chocolate Pudding
Ingredients
  • 1/4  cup  granulated sugar
  • 1/4  cup  packed brown sugar
  • 1/4  cup  unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2  tablespoons  cornstarch
  • 1  teaspoon  instant espresso coffee powder or instant coffee crystals
  • 2  cups  fat-free milk
  • 1  egg, lightly beaten
  • 1  tablespoon  butter
  • 1  teaspoon  vanilla
  • 1  banana, sliced (optional)
  • 1  tablespoon  chopped crystallized ginger (optional)
Directions

1. In a medium saucepan, combine sugars, cocoa powder, cornstarch, and espresso powder. Gradually stir in milk. Cook and stir over medium heat until thickened and bubbly; reduce heat. Cook and stir for 2 minutes more. Remove from heat.

2. Gradually whisk about 1/2 cup of the hot milk mixture into egg in a medium bowl. Add egg mixture to milk mixture in saucepan, stirring constantly. Return saucepan to heat. Reduce heat to medium-low; cook and stir for 2 minutes more. Remove from heat. Stir in butter and vanilla.

3. Place saucepan in a very large bowl half-filled with ice water. Stir pudding constantly for 2 minutes to cool quickly. Transfer to a medium bowl. Cover surface of pudding with plastic wrap. Refrigerate 2 to 24 hours. To serve, top with sliced banana and/or crystallized ginger. Makes 4 servings.

Nutrition Facts (Rich and Creamy Chocolate Pudding)
  • Servings Per Recipe 4,
  • cal. (kcal) 217,
  • Fat, total (g) 5,
  • chol. (mg) 63,
  • sat. fat (g) 3,
  • carb. (g) 39,
  • Monosaturated fat (g) 1,
  • Polyunsaturated fat (g) 0,
  • fiber (g) 2,
  • sugar (g) 33,
  • pro. (g) 7,
  • vit. A (IU) 389,
  • vit. C (mg) 0,
  • Thiamin (mg) 0,
  • Riboflavin (mg) 0,
  • Niacin (mg) 0,
  • Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0,
  • Folate (g) 12,
  • Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (g) 1,
  • sodium (mg) 95,
  • Potassium (mg) 321,
  • calcium (mg) 182,
  • iron (mg) 1,
  • Carb Choice () 2,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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