Rich Chocolate Pudding (stovetop version)
squares (2 oz.) unsweetened chocolate
cherries or other berries
Coarsely chop the chocolate.
Stir sugar and cornstarch together in small saucepan until thoroughly blended.
Gradually stir in milk until blended.
Cook, stirring over medium heat until chocolate is melted and mixture begins to boil.
Cook, stirring, until thickened, about 5 minutes.
Stir in vanilla and salt.
Pour into 4 custard cups.
Cool at room temperature before serving.
Whip cream, if used, and add a spoonful to each pudding.
Dust with cocoa powder or garnish with cherries or other berries of your choice.