Creamy Homemade Chocolate Pudding

by Chef Zee

Creamy Homemade Chocolate Pudding | Made To Order | Chef Zee Cooks

Serves: 6 Prep Time: Cooking Time:
Nutrition facts: 200 calories 20 grams fat
Rating: 5.0/5
( 1 voted )


  • 2 ¼ cup whole milk, half & half, or evaporated milk
  • ½ cup sugar
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 2 tbs cornstarch
  • 1 cup bittersweet dark chocolate chips/wafers
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 large egg yolks
  • 1 tbs espresso
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • Pinch of cinnamon *optional
  • 2 tbs butter


  1. Warm up milk on low flame
  2. In a mixing, combine eggs, corn starch, sugar, and salt. Mix
  3. Once the milk comes up to temperature, slowly add some milk to eggs while whisking. Be careful not to scramble eggs. We want to temper eggs.
  4. Once the eggs have become nice and hot, add egg mixture back into pot with the milk
  5. Add vanilla extract & whisk
  6. Continue whisking eggs over low heat. Make sure you whisk along the edges of the pot
  7. Once the mixture begins to bubble, let bubble for 30-60secs. This will determine how thick your pudding gets.
  8. Taking pudding off of the stove, and add chocolate, espresso, and pinch of cinnamon.
  9. Continue whisking until well combined.
  10. Now strain pudding through shive. This step is optional.
  11. You may enjoy chocolate pudding hot or cold. If you don’t like a skin on your pudding, place seran wrap directly on top of the pudding.
  12. Store in refrigerator for two hours if you like it cold.
  13. Enjoy with whipped cream & fruit.

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