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Saturday, September 25, 2010

Chocolate Chip PuddingChocolate Chip Pudding Recipe

  This easy to make homemade chocolate pudding is especially for the chocolate lover. Serve chilled, and top this chocolate pudding with fresh strawberries or sliced bananas for a tasty and a healthy dessert.
Chocolate is made from plants, which means it contains many of the health benefits of dark vegetables. These benefits are from flavonoids, which act as good antioxidants which helps relax blood pressure. Cocoa powder with is used in making dark chocolate has shown to reduce LDL cholesterol (the bad cholesterol) by up to 10 percent, which in turn keeps your heart healthy. Eating dark chocolate boosts one's appetite, but does not cause weight gain. Fat free milk used for this preparation help in maintaining strong bones and lower the risk of developing breast cancer.
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Prep. Time 10 min
Cook Time 5 min

Ingredients (Makes 4 Puddings)

  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 2 tbsp corn starch
  • 1 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 cups non-fat milk
  • 1 large egg, beaten
  • 2 tbsp chocolate chips
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract


  1. Combine cornstarch, sugar and cocoa powder in a medium-sized saucepan. Gradually whisk in the milk until well-blended.
  2. Cook the pudding over medium-high heat, stirring constantly, until it starts to become thick and small bubbles begin to break the surface, for about 4 minutes.
  3. Have the egg beaten in a medium-sized bowl. Gradually add the pudding mixture into the egg, and whisk until well-blended.
  4. Return pudding to the saucepan, over medium-high heat, and stir in the chocolate chips until they are melted and the pudding is smooth.
  5. Remove the pudding from the heat, and stir in the vanilla extract.
  6. Divide pudding among 4 small pudding bowls, cover with plastic wrap. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
The milk can be replaced with soy or rice milk (unsweetened) or even just plain water if you are lactose intolerant.


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