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Simple Vanilla Pudding

Photo: Oxmoor House
Prep time 4 mins
Cook time 6 mins
Other time 3 hrs
Yield Makes 4 servings
Make-Ahead; Superfast and EasyIt's likely that you have all the ingredients for this recipe without going to the store.

 

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Whipped topping (optional)
  • Candy sprinkles (optional)

Nutrition Information

  • calories 140
  • caloriesfromfat 26 %
  • fat 4 g
  • satfat 2.3 g
  • monofat 1 g
  • polyfat 0.2 g
  • protein 3.9 g
  • carbohydrate 21.8 g
  • fiber 0.0 g
  • cholesterol 12 mg
  • iron 0.1 mg
  • sodium 122 mg
  • calcium 138 mg

How to Make It

  1. 1 Combine first 3 ingredients in a medium saucepan. Whisk in milk. Bring to a boil over medium heat, whisking constantly. Cook, stirring constantly, 1 minute or until pudding thickens. Remove from heat, and stir in vanilla.

  2. 2 Pour pudding into a small bowl. Cool to room temperature, stirring occasionally. Cover with plastic wrap, and chill in the refrigerator at least 3 hours. Serve pudding with whipped topping and sprinkles, if you'd like.