Mix well all ingredients. Store airtight in cool, dry place. Keeps several months. Makes about 2 cups.
CHOCOLATE PUDDING MIX
Add 3/4 cup cocoa and 1/2 cup sugar to Basic Pudding Mix. Makes about 3 cups
BUTTERSCOTCH PUDDING MIX
Substitute 2 cups packed dark-brown sugar for granulated sugar in Vanilla Pudding Mix. Makes about 2-2/3 cups packed mix.
1/2 cup Vanilla Pudding mix (above) 2 cup milk 1 tsp vanilla
In saucepan blend well mix and milk. Stir over medium heat until mixture thickens and boils; boil 1 minute. Remove from heat. Stir in vanilla. Pour into 4 custard cups or dessert dishes. Chill. If desired unmold. Delicious topped with pureed strawberries and roasted slivered almonds.
CHOCOLATE PUDDING: Use 3/4 cup Chocolate Pudding Mix (above) and prepare as above.
BUTTERSCOTCH PUDDING: Use 2/3 cup packed Butterscotch Pudding Mix (above). Prepare as above, adding 2 tablespoons butter with vanilla.