Chocolate Pudding

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Feeding a crowd? This recipe can easily be doubled.

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Ingredients

  • Shaved chocolate (optional)
  • 2 1/4 cups 1% fat milk or soy milk
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • Pinch of salt
  • 2 Tbs. cornstarch
  • 2/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 large egg, beaten
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • Raspberries (optional)

Preparation

  1. In heavy medium saucepan, combine 2 cups milk, 1/4 cup sugar and salt; bring to a boil. In medium bowl, mix cornstarch, cocoa and remaining 1/4 cup sugar. Whisk in remaining 1/4 cup milk until smooth. Whisk hot milk mixture into bowl and return to saucepan. Bring to a boil, stirring. Boil 2 minutes, stirring constantly.
  2. In small bowl, beat egg with fork. Whisk 1 cup hot mixture into egg, then whisk back into hot mixture. Cook, stirring over medium-low heat, without boiling, 2 minutes. Stir in vanilla.
  3. Pour pudding into serving glasses. To prevent skin from forming, place sheets of wax paper directly on surface of pudding. Refrigerate until thoroughly chilled, about 2 hours. If desired, top with raspberries and shaved chocolate just before serving.

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size: Serves 4
  • Calories: 223
  • Carbohydrate Content: 43 g
  • Cholesterol Content: 59 mg
  • Fat Content: 5 g
  • Fiber Content: 4 g
  • Protein Content: 9 g
  • Saturated Fat Content: 2 g
  • Sodium Content: 89 mg