Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 10 mins

This is the perfect chocolate pudding. It has a rich chocolate flavor, great texture and is not high in fat. I can't count the number of times I have made this. I hope you enjoy it as much as we do.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a 2-qt. microwave-safe bowl, combine the first four ingredients.
  2. Stir in milk until smooth.
  3. Microwave, uncovered on high for 3 minutes; stir.
  4. Microwave 4-6 minutes longer or until thickened, stirring after each minute.
  5. Stir in vanilla.
  6. Pour into individual serving dishes; cool.
  7. Refrigerate.
  8. Garnish with whipped topping if desired.
Most Helpful

5 5

This is delicious and chocolatey, like a good hot chocolate. Very quick and easy. And I love that it's not too sweet. The first time I made this (in the microwave), I did encounter some lumps. I only needed 2 minutes in step 4 for an 1100 watt microwave. The second time I made this, I used the stove, and had no lump problems. I also decided to turn it into a mocha pudding - which was awesome! I added two tablespoons of instant coffee, plus one extra tablespoon of sugar.

5 5

This reminded me of my mother's chocolate pudding she made us when we were young! My teens devoured it. Use the stovetop not microwave. Anyone used it to make a chocolate pie? That sounds so good!

5 5

Tweaked a bit by using whole milk instead of skim, and 3 Tbsp. flour instead of cornstarch. Also made on the stove top, stirring constantly with a wire whisk for about 15 minutes. Refrigerated for two hours. Delicious. I disagree with other reviewers that say this isn't sweet enough as is. I would add slightly more vanilla, but only b/c vanilla makes everything better!! Thanks for posting.

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