Recipe by Southern Living September 2011


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15 mins
2 hrs 15 mins
Makes 5 servings (serving size: 1/2 cup)


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  • Whisk together milk, sugar, cocoa, cornstarch, instant espresso, and salt in a medium-size heavy saucepan over medium-high heat, and cook, whisking constantly, 5 minutes or until mixture is hot. Gradually whisk 1/3 cup hot milk mixture into egg. Whisk egg mixture into remaining hot milk mixture.

  • Cook, whisking constantly, 3 minutes or until mixture thickens. Remove from heat, and add chopped chocolate, stirring until chocolate melts and mixture is smooth. Stir in vanilla. Pour mixture into a glass bowl. Place heavy-duty plastic wrap directly on warm mixture (to prevent a film from forming), and chill 2 hours or until pudding is completely cool.

  • Spoon 1/2 cup pudding into each of 5 individual serving dishes, and top each with 1 Tbsp. whipped topping. Garnish, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

260 calories; fat 5.3g; saturated fat 2.8g; mono fat 0.4g; poly fat 0.1g; protein 6.4g; carbohydrates 48.5g; fiber 1.7g; cholesterol 44mg; iron 1mg; sodium 123mg; calcium 207mg.