Old-fashion Chocolate Pudding

I remember as a kid my mom always made pudding from scratch, and it wasn’t until I was older before I ever saw a box of store brand in her cupboard. Once I started cooking on my own, I much preferred the homemade pudding taste to the boxed pudding mix any day. 

Homemade Chocolate Pudding made with Cocoa Powder

Keeping my kitchen recipes simple and using the most basic ingredients is what I strive for. 

This homemade chocolate pudding with cocoa powder fits right into my perfect recipe file.

Old-fashion recipe made with basic ingredients that any homemaker will have on hand. This is what I love about this recipe the most, I always have everything I need in my pantry.

I’m able to buy raw milk from a local farm and our fresh eggs makes this one of my go-to recipes.

Do you have a favorite old fashion recipe you use all the time?

Homemade Chocolate Pudding with Cocoa Powder
Serves 6
Simple old fashion recipe with common ingredients.
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Ingredients
  1. 2/3 cup sugar
  2. 1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  3. 2 tablespoons of cornstarch
  4. 1/8 teaspoon salt
  5. 2 1/2 cups whole milk (2% can be used)
  6. 4 egg yolks
  7. 2 tablespoons butter
  8. 1 teaspoon vanilla
Instructions
  1. In a medium saucepan whisk together sugar, cocoa, cornstarch and salt.
  2. On low heat whisk in milk one cup at a time until all combined.
  3. Slowly add eggs yolks whisking all together until smooth.
  4. Turn heat up to medium and continue to whisk until the mixture just starts to boil.
  5. Turn back down the heat to low and continue to whisk until pudding thickens. Approx. 2-3 minutes.
  6. Remove pudding from heat and stir in butter and vanilla until butter is melted and blended into pudding.
  7. Pour hot pudding into individual serving dishes. Cover with plastic wrap and chill for 2-3 hours.
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homemade chocolate pudding made with cocoa powder

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Tracy Lynn

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