Wonderful Homemade Chocolate Pudding Mix

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 10 mins

This is an inexpensive way to always have chocolate pudding on hand and it's tastes just as good as the boxed --- to avoid any chance of a scorched saucepan bottom this can easily be prepared in the microwave, for a lighter milk chocolate flavor use only 1 cup cocoa.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 946.36 ml nonfat dry milk powder
  • 631.69 ml sugar
  • 314.66 ml cornstarch
  • 236.59-314.66 ml baking cocoa (1 cup for light, 1-1/3 cups for a dark rich flavor)
  • 2.46 ml salt

  • 473.18 ml milk (I like using half and half as it has a more creamy taste) or 473.18 ml half-and-half (I like using half and half as it has a more creamy taste)
  • 14.79 ml butter
  • 2.46 ml vanilla


  1. FOR MIX: Sift together all ingredients.
  2. Store in airtight container or plastic bag.
  3. TO MAKE PUDDING: Combine 1 cup of dry mix with 2 cups milk in a very heavy-bottomed saucepan.
  4. Bring to a med boil; stirring constantly (watch closely not to burn!).
  5. Stir in butter and vanilla.
  6. Divide into bowls.


Most Helpful

I am on Weight Watchers, therefore, I substituted the same amount of Splenda for the sugar. DEEE-lish!! The butter is nice, but omitting it does not hurt the results. Mixed with Cool Whip, it is just like eating a slice of chocolate pie, minus the crust,of course!! Thanks for the great recipe!

Snigiro April 11, 2009

Delicious, simple and quick! Both my honey and I loved it!!!! Will be making this often. Thanks!

Norelllaura1 September 29, 2016

Used Dark Cocoa instead of regular and 2c sucanat. Still was very sweet (but good). Next time will try with 1.5c sucanat. It was DELISH!! We made for our dinner during kids dance competition. Poured into 7 small baby food jars. Was a great way to end a long day. Homemade dark chocolate pudding cups, can't go wrong!

Peachquilter February 04, 2014

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