Total Time
Prep 30 mins
Cook 20 mins


Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 tablespoons tapioca
  • 18 teaspoon salt
  • 3 23 cups milk
  • 1 egg, slightly beaten
  • 2 ounces unsweetened chocolate squares, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons instant coffee (add 1 extra tablespoon if desired)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • whipped topping (optional)


  1. Combine sugar, tapioca, and salt in a saucepan; stir in milk and egg.
  2. Let stand 5 minutes.
  3. Add chopped chocolate squares and instant coffee.
  4. Cook, stirring over medium heat, until mixture comes to a full boil and chocolate is blended, about 15 minutes.
  5. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla.
  6. Cool for 20 minutes; stir and chill.
  7. Serve with whipped topping if desired.


Most Helpful

I was looking for a tapioca recipe and this popped up. I couldn't wait to try it because I love chocolate. My DS and I devoured the whole thing in one day! I won't make it too often because I'd be as big as a house, but it was just delicious with a dollop of whip cream on the top!

sherylsprague68 June 12, 2010

I did omit the coffee, I don't have instant in the house ever. This turned out very good although a little rich, still YUMMY! thanks for sharing.

Weeezer0421 March 29, 2009

An excellent recipe. I did change a few things though. I used part cream with the milk, omitted the instant coffee, reduced the sugar by a 1/4 cup, and added just a hint of cinnamon. It came out really delicious. Thanks for posting this! ^v^

Spgty21 October 07, 2008

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