• 6 Ratings

For a classic, delicious chocolate recipe, you can't go wrong with chocolate pudding.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens


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  • In a medium heavy saucepan stir together sugar, cocoa powder, and cornstarch. Stir in milk. Cook and stir over medium heat until thickened and bubbly. Cook and stir for 2 minutes more. Remove from heat.

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  • Gradually stir about 1 cup of the hot mixture into egg yolks. Return egg yolk mixture to saucepan. Bring to a gentle boil; reduce heat. Cook and stir for 2 minutes. Remove from heat. Stir in butter and vanilla.

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  • Pour pudding into a bowl. Cover surface of pudding with plastic wrap. Cool slightly and serve warm, or chill. (Do not stir during chilling.)


For the most intense chocolate flavor, use Dutch-process cocoa powder.

Nutrition Facts

359 calories; 14 g total fat; 7 g saturated fat; 1 g polyunsaturated fat; 4 g monounsaturated fat; 234 mg cholesterol; 96 mg sodium. 284 mg potassium; 54 g carbohydrates; 2 g fiber; 48 g sugar; 9 g protein; 0 g trans fatty acid; 486 IU vitamin a; 0 mg thiamin; 0 mg riboflavin; 0 mg niacin equivalents; 0 mg vitamin b6; 36 mcg folate; 1 mcg vitamin b12; 232 mg calcium; 1 mg iron;


6 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 3
  • 4 star values: 1
  • 3 star values: 0
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 2
Rating: 4.0 stars
I enjoyed this pudding. It is chocolatey without being too sweet.