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Simple Vanilla Pudding

Make-Ahead; Superfast and Easy

It's likely that you have all the ingredients for this recipe without going to the store.


This recipe goes with Puddin' Heads

Oxmoor House MAY 2007

  • Yield: Makes 4 servings
  • Cook time: 6 Minutes
  • Prep time: 4 Minutes
  • Other: 3 Hours


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


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 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.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 140
  • Calories from fat: 26%
  • Fat: 4g
  • Saturated fat: 2.3g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 1g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.2g
  • Protein: 3.9g
  • Carbohydrate: 21.8g
  • Fiber: 0.0g
  • Cholesterol: 12mg
  • Iron: 0.1mg
  • Sodium: 122mg
  • Calcium: 138mg

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Simple Vanilla Pudding Recipe