Chocolate pudding from a box just doesn’t measure up to its homemade counterpart! If you’ve always wanted to make homemade pudding from scratch, we have you covered with this quick and easy recipe. Using HERSHEY’s cocoa and a few other ingredients, you can create milk chocolate pudding. The key is to consistently stir the mixture over medium heat. Once it’s chilled, you can top it off with whipped cream, fresh fruit, chocolate chips or anything your heart desires. You may have to double the recipe for this one!
Stir together sugar, cocoa, cornstarch and salt in medium saucepan; gradually stir in milk.
Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture boils; boil and stir 1 minute. Remove from heat; stir in butter and vanilla. Pour into individual dessert dishes. To avoid a skin from forming on top, press plastic wrap directly onto surface; serve warm or refrigerate at least 2 hours. Garnish with whipped topping, if desired. 4 servings.
Press plastic wrap on pudding surface to prevent skin forming.
1. Stir together sugar, cocoa, cornstarch and salt in large microwave-safe bowl; gradually stir in milk.
2. Microwave at high (100%) 7 to 10 minutes or until mixture comes to full boil, stirring every 2 minutes.
3. Stir in butter and vanilla. Pour into dishes and serve as directed above.
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