Today is National Chocolate Pudding Day. This must be names girls best friend day since chocolate is a girls best friend. There is so many different types of chocolate milk chocolate, dark chocolate, white chocolate which is your favorite? I would have to say mine would be white chocolate. My monkeys would have to say that it would be milk chocolate through for them. So to celebrate this special day I am going to share a homemade chocolate pudding recipes.
Quick Creamy Chocolate Pudding Recipe
2/3 cup sugar
1/4 cup cocoa
3 tablespoon cornstarch
1/4 teaspoon salt
2-1/4 cups milk
2 tablespoons butter or margarine
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1. Stir together sugar, cocoa, cornstarch and salt in a medium saucepan; gradually stir in milk.
2. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture boils; boil and stir 1 minute. Remove from heat; stir in butter and vanilla. Pour into individual dessert dishes. To avoid a skin from forming on top, press plastic wrap directly onto surface; serve warm or refrigerate at least 2 hours. Garnish with whipped topping, if desired.
This recipe can be cooked in the microwave here is the directions.
1. Stir together sugar, cocoa, cornstarch and salt in large microwave-safe bowl; gradually stir in milk.
2. Microwave at high (100%) 7 to 10 minutes or until mixture comes to a full boil; stirring every 2 minutes. Stir in butter and vanilla. Pour into dishes and serve as directed above.