Homemade Chocolate Pudding
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Recipe type: Dessert
Serves: 6 servings
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 3 Tablespoons Dutch-processed cocoa
  • 2 Tablespoons cornstarch
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup cream
  • 3 egg yolks
  • 2½ cups whole milk
  • 5 Tablespoons butter
  • 4 oz 60% chocolate, finely chopped
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • espresso powder
  1. Combine sugar, Dutch-processed cocoa, cornstarch, salt, cream, egg yolks, and milk in a large pot. Whisk until smooth, and bring to a simmer over medium heat. Cook 30 seconds more, then remove from heat.
  2. Strain the mixture through a fine mesh sieve into a large, heatproof bowl.
  3. Stir in butter and finely chopped chocolate unti melted.
  4. In a small bowl, combine vanilla with a little espresso powder and whisk until smooth. Whisk this mixture into the pudding until smooth.
  5. Place a piece of plastic wrap directly on the surface of the pudding, and refrigerate until chilled through.
  6. Serve topped with whipped cream.
Recipe by Lulu the Baker at https://luluthebaker.com/homemade-chocolate-pudding/