Enlightened Chocolate Pudding

By patbranam

  • 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder

  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch

  • 1 1/2 cups reduced-fat (2%) milk

  • 6 to 8 packets sugar substitute or equivalent of 1/3 cup sugar

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon (optional)

  • assorted sugar-free candies (optional)

  1. Combine cocoa powder and cornstarch in medium microwavable bowl or 1-quart glass measure. Gradually whick in milk until well blended.

  2. Microwave on HIGH 2 minutes; stir. Microwave on MEDIUM-HIGH (70%) 3 to 4 1/2 minutes or until thickened, stirring every 1 1/2 minutes.

  3. Stir in sugar substitute, vanilla and cinnamon, if desired. Let stand at least 5 minutes before serving, stirring occasionally to prevent skin from forming. Serve warm or chilled. Garnish with candies just before serving, if desired.

Nutritional Facts

Calories 78
Total Fat 2g
Sat. Fat 1g
Protein 5g
Carbohydrate 10g
Chlesterol 7mg
Dietary Fiber 2g
Sodium 56mg

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3 replies

Quigley 2009-09-23 23:09:00 -0500 Report

Use 3/4 cup heavy cream and 3/4 cup water to get the 1 1/2 cups of low fat milk. ( That will cut the carbs considerably) or to cut the fat and carbs even further, you can use 1/4 cup of cream and 1 1/4 cup of water. The lower the fat content in a product the higher the carbs.

Avera 2009-07-20 22:14:46 -0500 Report

Chocolate pudding is something we all know about, but this recipe shows us how to make the REAL deal. The homemade kind is just a real dream to eat.