Microwave Chocolate Pudding
Nothing hits the spot better on a cold, rainy day than this creamy, rich, homemade pudding. Made with 2% milk and cocoa powder, this low fat version of the classic dessert is the perfect comfort food.
Makes 4 (1/3-cup) servings
|1/4||cup unsweetened cocoa powder|
|1-1/2||cups reduced-fat (2%) milk|
|6||to 8 packets sugar substitute or equivalent of 1/3 cup sugar|
|1/8||teaspoon ground cinnamon|
|Assorted small candies (optional)|
- Combine cocoa powder and cornstarch in medium microwavable bowl or 1-quart glass measure. Gradually add milk, stirring with wire whisk until well blended.
- Microwave on HIGH 2 minutes; stir. Microwave on MEDIUM-HIGH (70%) 3-1/2 to 4-1/2 minutes or until thickened, stirring every 1-1/2 minutes.
- Stir in sugar substitute, vanilla and cinnamon, if desired. Let stand at least 5 minutes before serving, stirring occasionally to prevent skin from forming. Serve warm or chilled. Garnish with candies just before serving, if desired.
|Serving Size:||1/3 cup (without candies)|
|Calories from Fat||14 %|
|Total Fat||2 g|
|Saturated Fat||1 g|
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