Coconut Chocolate Pudding – 101 Cookbooks


This chocolate pudding recipe took some time to get simply proper. It took virtually thirty {dollars} in premium chocolate and plenty of lackluster makes an attempt to come back up a model particular sufficient to share with you. Earlier than this there have been bland puddings, runny puddings (yuck), and oddly rubbery ones as properly. However this model is a keeper.
chocolate pudding in a glass bowl with whipped cream on top

This chocolate pudding is deeply darkish with intense chocolate taste. It’s wealthy, shiny, aromatic, and silky clean. I take advantage of a coconut milk base instead of dairy, and infuse the combination with a whisper of warming spices to provide it a wink of one thing particular, a little bit of sudden magic.

Hitting the Mark

On my journey to the ultimate recipe, I bumped into quite a few issues that wanted to be addressed. I had a pudding in thoughts, and a sport plan of methods to obtain it. The model in my thoughts was a severe and complicated darkish chocolate pudding. I deliberate to make use of a dairy-free coconut milk base, arrowroot could be used because the thickener, non-alkalized cocoa powder (pure, not Dutch processed) could be enlisted, as would semi-sweet chocolate. I am often considerably near the mark when imagining how components will come collectively right into a remaining creation or recipe, however my first try right here was wildly off. The pudding took virtually twelve hours to realize any type of set, and even then it was on the runny aspect.

ingredients for chocolate pudding in a bowl


It dawned on me the acidity within the non-alkalized (pure) cocoa powder is likely to be rendering the arrowroot thickener ineffective, so I corrected for that variable and made modifications a bit at a time over the course of 5 batches till I lastly had a chocolate pudding recipe that matched the one in my creativeness. It’s an exquisite silky texture shiny triumph.  Should you love slightly pot of chocolate pudding as a deal with, that is one to strive. Pictured under is the slurry of components that will probably be added to coconut milk over warmth.
ingredients for chocolate pudding mixed together in a bowl

The wonderful thing about making chocolate pudding like this one?  It solely takes a couple of minutes of energetic cooking time. So far as substitutions go, if you wish to use common or low-fat milk, give it a go. You should use cornstarch instead of the arrowroot, but it surely did not ship the sleek shiny texture and sheen that got here with utilizing arrowroot powder. I additionally point out just a few different variables to play with within the recipe head notes.

a bite of chocolate pudding on a spoon with a bit of whipped cream

Variations: Chocolate Pudding

  • Toasted Almond Chocolate Pudding: Swap almond extract as a substitute of vanilla extract. Swap out the toasted coconut for toasted almond slices, and skip the curry powder.

chocolate pudding in a glass bowl with whipped cream and toasted coconut on top

Extra pudding recipes:

  • Glissade Chocolate Pudding: That is my different favourite chocolate pudding. It’s ridiculously wealthy and great. It is not like a typical American chocolate pudding, it has no milk, cocoa powder, or cornstarch (or arrowroot). It is extra of a deep, concentrated, darkish chocolate mousse, though in case you’re used to chocolate mousse that has whipped cream folded in, it is totally different from that as properly.
  • Tapioca Pudding: Should you’re looking out for a creamy, scrumptious, vanilla-spiked tapioca pudding recipe, that is it. Impressed by the tapioca lovers in my household.

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