Enlightened Chocolate Pudding

By patbranam

Ingredients
  • 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)

Directions
  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

Servings
4
Calories 78
Total Fat 2g
Sat. Fat 1g
Protein 5g
Carbohydrate 10g
Chlesterol 7mg
Dietary Fiber 2g
Sodium 56mg

desserts pudding chocolate low carb low fat dessert

3 replies

Quigley
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
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.