Chocolate Barley Pudding

kathleen ralston


I wanted to share this even though I haven't yet tried it. It's in my old recipe book with all my collections and gems, and I'll be trying it as soon as I go shopping and get the barley, so I'll let you know. Doesn't it look interesting though? I like the unusual.


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15 Min
1 Hr 30 Min


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    1/4 cup regular barley
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    1 squar (1 oz) semi sweet chocolate
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    1 tbs butter or margarine
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    1 tbs sugar
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    1 and 1/2 tsp cornstarch
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    3 tbs milk
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    1 beaten egg yolk
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    1/2 tsp vanilla
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    1 egg white
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    2 tbs sugar
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    1/2 cup whipping cream

How to Make Chocolate Barley Pudding


  1. Bring 3/4 cup water to a boil. Add barley. Reduce heat. Cover and simmer 1 hour. Cool.
  2. In saucepan melt chocolate and butter or margarine over low heat.
  3. Combine the 1 Tbs sugar and cornstarch. Stir into chocolate mixture.
  4. Add milk and egg yolk.
  5. Cook and stir until the mixture is bubbly.
  6. Stir in vanilla and barley.
  7. In a small mixer bowl beat egg white on high speed of mixer to form soft peaks. Gradually add the remaining 2 Tbs sugar and beat to stiff peaks. Fold into barley mixture.
  8. Cover and chill.
  9. To serve, whip the 1/2 cream: layer pudding in parfaits with 3/4 of the whipped cream: top with remaining cream and walnuts, if desired.

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About Chocolate Barley Pudding

Course/Dish: Puddings

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