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

Source: Better Homes and Gardens

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Credit: Andy Lyons

Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
cook:
20 mins
chill:
4 hrs
total:
4 hrs 30 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
about 3 cups
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Ingredients

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Directions

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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.

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

*Tip:

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

Nutrition Facts

359 calories; fat 14g; cholesterol 234mg; saturated fat 7g; carbohydrates 54g; mono fat 4g; poly fat 1g; insoluble fiber 2g; sugars 48g; protein 9g; vitamin a 486IU; folate 36mcg; vitamin b12 1mcg; sodium 96mg; potassium 284mg; calcium 232mg; iron 1mg.
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