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10 Minute Chocolate Pudding

10 Minute Chocolate Pudding is rich and thick and comes together in just 10 minutes. It couldn't be easier or faster than that.
5 from 3 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 8 3/4 cup servings
Calories 283 kcal


  • 1 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/3 cup corn starch
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 4 1/2 cups whole milk
  • 3 Tablespoons butter
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract


  • Whisk sugar, cocoa powder, corn starch, and salt together in a medium sized saucepan. Slowly add milk while whisking.
  • Cook over medium heat while continually whisking. You will notice it starting to thicken up right before it starts to bubble. Once boiling, let it cook for a minute while still whisking.
  • Remove from heat and whisk in butter and vanilla.
  • Pour into serving dishes or a bowl and cover with plastic wrap. Press plastic wrap into the pudding. Refrigerate until cold, about 2 hours.


Serving Suggestion
Serve with whipped cream for an extra delicious treat.
Keyword Chocolate