By Meryl on October 05, 2001
"This pudding is very easy and delicious and I've made it many times. The best part is it's rich and creamy and tastes fattening, but it's LOWFAT!!!"
Serving Size: 1 (169 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 3
"I made this with skim milk and some extra vanilla. It had a very rich, creamy chocolate full mouth taste. It may be so long Jello I'll do it myself!!! Good recipe Meryl."
"YUMMO!! My hubby has been begging me to make pudding for about a week now and I have been putting him off b/c I didn't want to buy a box mix. I am sure glad I decided to try this!! I sent him outside with the kiddos while I stirred this together, and I have not called them in yet because I am enjoying a yummy bowl right now! Very creamy and chocolaty!! I didn't add the coffee and I used 2% milk and it is deelish!!"
"Tasted too sweet to me. Made it again with just the half cup sugar and omitted the additional 2 tablespoons, and it was perfect! Easy with amazing taste and texture!"
"This is so good. Didn't have the espresso powder but I am looking forward to making this again with it. So yummy!!!"
"Very rich and creamy. I did substitute Bird's Custard powder for the cornstarch to give it a little bit of extra body ( but its essentially cornstarch anyway and I had it in the cupboard). Will definitely be making this again. They don't really have this kind of pudding here in the UK so now I can make cakes with the pudding in the holes. yum"
"Very good ! I used homemade rice/oat milk and part Stevia (1/4 c.) with part sugar (1/8 c). I liked it - the taste was dark chocolatey, which is my favorite chocolate. Great alternative to the box with all the artificial ingredients!"
"WOW, this is delicious!! SO much better than from a box. I had never made pudding from scratch before, and it was VERY easy. I will not use boxed again!"
"Easy and tasty!"
"This is chocolate pudding perfection! I used evaporated milk, only because I was running low on fresh milk and instant coffee. The pudding turned out creamy and rich. I have another can of milk in the pantry and will be using it to make this again soon. Thanks so much for posting."
"Just wanted to say thank you for posting this great recipe love love love it thanks again and have a great day"
"Have been sampling recipes for a purpose. I'm trying to steer my daughter, who just had her first baby, away from processed foods and toward ''real food" as I recall it from my childhood. Recipes must be fairly easy, use basic items, and taste good. This recipe is a keeper."
"Yep...this is it! This is very much like the one grew up on! Thanks for providing a low fat version of a childhood memory. This is really good!"
"Easy and soooo yummy! Why on earth would I ever make the box kind ever again?"
"My daughter discovered this recipe the week she got her wisdom teeth pulled. It is so creamy and the espresso powder gives it just the right boost in flavor. DD added a handful of semi-sweet chocolate chpis, too. Very good!"
"HI Meryl What delicious pudding! I was looking for something for a chocolate fix that didn't involve baking in the oven. It's a 100+ degrees here today. This was light, creamy, decadent and chocolatety. Modified a little: 3 tbsp flour and 1 tbsp cornstarch; 1/4 cup Whey Low sugar replacement; no espresso (don't like); no salt. I reduced the cornstarch and substituted flour for some of it as I am trying to completely cut out corn derivatives from our diets. Also, we don' t like our pudding very firm. More a cross between pudding and sauce consistency. We served this with sliced banana, broken walnuts, Baily's Irish Cream and unsweetened flaked coconut. Yummmmmmm I can see this being very adaptable to a wide variety of variations: Orange peel, ginger, dried cherries, raspberries, etc. THis has no eggs, could easily be made with soy or almond milk, or fat free, to reduce calories even more. Anyway what a great way to enjoy decadent chocolate with minimum calories and no loss of all the comfort for chocolate dessert. Thank you very much Judy in WA"
"Easy and sooooooooooooooooooo good. I omitted the coffee and used whole milk. Dh gobbled it up so fast I could hardly believe it! A winner."
"I made a half-batch using skim milk and it turned out great! I perfer it warm, rather than chilled."
"I never knew how to make pudding without a box, but I prefer not using box food, so I was thrilled to try your recipe. It turned out delicious. Next time I think I will eliminate the instant coffee since the kids could taste it and didn't particularly care for that flavor. Definitely going to be making this regularly. Thanks!"
"This has become a regular item (and we don't repeat many recipes at all). I enjoy the ease with which this goes together. I sift all the dry ingredients into a sauce pan, add the milk, stir well then turn on the heat - one dirty pot and done. This recipe is also a great base from which to experiment. Try leaving out the coffee and adding orange zest and/or orange liqueur (my kids liked it even though the zest made it rather lumpy). another variation was to add cinnamon and a little cayenne pepper. Next I'm going to steep some fresh ginger in the milk for a few hours before I start."