Recipes and Cooking Dark Chocolate Pudding 4.2 (12) 2 Reviews Easy chocolate pudding gets an update with this thick and rich variation. Garnish this chocolate pudding recipe with a raspberry for a beautiful and fruity finish. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on December 14, 2015 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Total Time: 20 mins Servings: 8 Yield: 4 cups Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients ¾ cup sugar 3 tablespoon cornstarch 2 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder 3 cup half-and-half, light cream, or milk 1 tablespoon butter 2 teaspoon vanilla ¼ teaspoon salt 8 ounce bittersweet or semisweet chocolate, chopped Whipped cream (optional) Unsweetened cocoa powder (optional) Directions In a large saucepan combine sugar, cornstarch, and cocoa powder. Whisk in half-and-half. Cook and slowly stir over medium heat until thickened and bubbly. Cook and stir 2 minutes more. Remove from heat. Stir in butter, vanilla, and salt. Stir in chocolate until melted. Pour into 8 individual serving bowls. Cover surface with plastic wrap and chill up to 24 hours. If desired, top with whipped cream and additional cocoa powder. Andy Lyons Whipped Cream Heart: If desired, tint whipped cream light pink with food coloring. Dollop two spoonfuls onto the pudding and use the back of a spoon to smooth it into a heart. Boozy Chocolate Pudding To make your dark chocolate pudding a boozy chocolate pudding, add ¼ to ½ cup Chambord (raspberry liqueur) and decrease the half-and-half by the same amount. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 363 Calories 23g Fat 42g Carbs 5g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 8 Calories 363 % Daily Value * Total Fat 23g 29% Saturated Fat 14g 70% Cholesterol 38mg 13% Sodium 123mg 5% Total Carbohydrate 42g 15% Total Sugars 34g Protein 5g Vitamin C 0.8mg 4% Calcium 111mg 9% Iron 2.3mg 13% Potassium 291mg 6% Folate, total 3.2mcg Vitamin B-12 0.3mcg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.