Chocolate Pudding

Suzanne Larsen


My mom made this for us as kids for years. When I got married, it's one of the recipes she gave me. I'm still making it today and it's always a favorite at our house.


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2 c
milk (2% or whole)
4 Tbsp
granulated sugar (rounded tablespoons)
1/8 tsp
2 Tbsp
chocolate, semi-sweet squares
1 tsp
vanilla, pure extract
cool whip or half-n-half

How to Make Chocolate Pudding


  • 1In your mixing bowl, beat one egg with 2 cups milk.
  • 2Add the sugar, salt and cornstarch and beat until dissolved.
  • 3Pour the milk mixture into a saucepan.
  • 4Cook until the semi-sweet chocolate squares are melted.
  • 5Cook over medium heat until thickened.
  • 6Remove from the heat and add the teaspoon of vanilla.
  • 7Pour into individual dishes and place in the refrigerator until ready to serve.
  • 8Top each dish of pudding with a spoonful of Cool Whip or a little Half-n-Half.

    Note: If you decide to eat the pudding while it's still warm, the Half-n-Half makes a great addition.

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About Chocolate Pudding

Course/Dish: Puddings
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Heirloom

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