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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5 Min
30 Min
Stove Top


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

How to Make Chocolate Pudding


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