Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 15 mins

This is very good. It tastes just like the packaged pudding. It's very sweet though; so you may want to decrease the sugar a bit.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place 2 cups milk and salt in saucapan. Sprinkle sugar over milk; do not stir.
  2. Heat over medium-high flame.
  3. Quickly combine cornstarch with remaining milk.
  4. Add egg yolks. Mix well.
  5. When milk reaches a full boil, remove from heat.
  6. Stir in cornstarch mixture. Pudding will begin to thicken.
  7. Return to heat; cook for one minute.
  8. Remove from heat. Stir in vanilla and butter.
  9. Pour into serving dishes. Serve warm.
  10. Serves 4.
Most Helpful

5 5

Thank you for posting this recipe! I found the same recipe on another site several years ago and the printed recipe has been posted on the inside of my cabinet for years. Not only is this a great pudding, and easy to make. IT IS ALSO A GLUTEN FREE RECIPE.. I've not bought a pudding mix since finding this recipe.

4 5

A nice vanilla pudding and a lot faster and easier to make than the box pudding. I used half the amount of sugar but found it needed more. Whisked the cornstarch and milk well before adding the egg yolks. While adding this to the hot pudding I did keep whisking so no lumps would appear. This would be a nice pudding to make a banana cream pie but as a pudding itself I think I would like a bit more flavor. Made and reviewed for A " Taste Of Yellow " LiveStrong Event in the Photo Forum.