Old-Fashioned Double-Chocolate Pudding

Old-Fashioned Double-Chocolate Pudding
Servings: 4 Prep 15 mins Cook 6 mins Cool 10 mins Chill 2 hrs

Ingredients

  • 2 1/4 cups milk
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 egg
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3 1/2 ounces semisweet chocolate, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons dark rum OR: 1/2 teaspoon rum extract
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • Whipped cream, for garnish (optional)

Make It

1. Stir together 2 cups of the milk, 1/4 cup of the sugar and the 3 tablespoons cornstarch in a large saucepan. Bring to boiling. Boil gently for 1 to 2 minutes. Remove from heat; set aside.

2. Whisk together egg, egg yolks, remaining 1/4 cup milk, 1/4 cup sugar, the cocoa and salt in small bowl. Stir in a little of hot milk mixture. Stir egg mixture into saucepan. Cook, stirring constantly with wooden spoon, over medium-low heat until thickened and barely boiling. Remove from heat. Stir in chopped chocolate, butter, rum and vanilla.

3. Pour into individual serving dishes; cool 10 minutes. Cover with plastic wrap. Refrigerate at least 2 hours before serving. Top with whipped cream, if desired. Makes 4 servings.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 4; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 435, Fat, total (g): 22, chol. (mg): 194, carb. (g): 55, pro. (g): 9, sodium (mg): 225, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.