All you need to make a classic chocolate pudding is five ingredients and the patience to wait until the mixture has chilled. Then, ready the spoons because each luscious bite will have you spooning more of the decadent, almost gelatin-like chocolate into your mouth. Yum!
Takes 15 minutes plus cooling and chilling
Makes 4 servings
1/4 cup cornstarch
1/4 cup cocoa powder
1/2 cup sugar
1/8 teaspoon salt
3 cups fresh milk
1 In a medium saucepot, mix cornstarch, cocoa powder, sugar, and salt with a whisk. Pour in milk, stirring to combine. Place over medium heat and heat, stirring regularly. Bring to a simmer until thickened, stirring to prevent scorching. Remove pan from heat.
2 Transfer to a bowl, and cover with plastic wrap. Chill until completely cool.
3 When ready to serve, spoon into serving cups then top each pudding with chopped chocolate. Serve cold.