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The Best Chocolate Pudding

09 Apr

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I love pudding, but I must say, chocolate is my favorite.  Now I like jello pudding in a pinch, but nothing beats the homemade kind.  I originally saw this on the food channel and is a recipe of Tyler Florence.  It is rich, chocolaty and very easy.  Dave who is a little hard to win over when it comes to desserts, loved this.

Dark Chocolate Pudding

Directions

Put 1 1/2 cups of the milk, the sugar, and the cocoa in a nonreactive saucepan. Bring to a simmer, over medium-high heat. Remove from the heat.

Meanwhile, whisk the remaining 1/2 cup of the milk, cornstarch, salt, egg yolks, and vanilla in a bowl. Gradually whisk the hot milk into the egg mixture. Return to the saucepan and cook over medium-high heat whisking constantly, until the pudding comes to a full boil. Reduce the heat to maintain a simmer, and continue whisking until thick, about 2 or 3 minutes more.

Pour the pudding into 6 small cups. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 4 hours or ideally overnight until set.

Just before serving pour the cream into a chilled bowl. Whip the cream with a whisk or a hand held mixer, and continue beating until soft peaks form. Take care not to over-beat the cream or it will be grainy. Serve each pudding with a dollop of whipped cream on top

 
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