This rich and creamy dessert garnished with whipped topping and toasted almonds satisfies even the biggest chocolate craving.

Source: Family Circle

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Recipe Summary

prep:
5 mins
chill:
4 hrs or overnight
microwave:
8-1/2 minutes
Servings:
4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a large microwave-safe bowl, combine milk, sugar, eggs, cornstarch and salt. Whisk until well blended.

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  • Microwave, uncovered, on HIGH for 5 minutes. Whisk until smooth.

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  • In second bowl, melt chocolate on HIGH for 1 minute. Stir. Microwave on HIGH another 30 seconds. Stir until smooth. Whisk chocolate and almond extract into milk mixture until smooth.

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  • Spoon into 4 serving dishes, cover and refrigerate for at least 4 hours.

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  • Just before serving, toast almonds. Place nuts in a glass pie plate. Toss with olive oil. Microwave, uncovered, for 1 minute on HIGH. Stir. Microwave an additional minute or until lightly toasted. Garnish puddings with whipped topping, then sprinkle with toasted nuts.

Nutrition Facts

358 calories; total fat 20g; saturated fat 9g; cholesterol 118mg; sodium 84mg; carbohydrates 40g; fiber 2g; protein 10g.

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