MY MOTHER used to make this dessert whenever she could. During the Depression it was hard to find chocolate, but when she found some, she saved enough to make this pudding. I make it now and think of her every time I prepare it.
I HAVE no idea where I got this recipe...the card is yellow with age! The dense chocolate taste makes it rich with flavor, and it's a satisfying dessert topped with ice cream or whipped cream.
I'm pleased to share one of my favorites with Reminisce EXTRA readers!
-Helene Belanger, Denver, Colorado
Creamy, smooth and fudgy, this dessert is a true chocolate indulgence. With just four ingredients, it might be the easiest from-scratch pudding you'll ever make. But it's so delicious and elegant-looking, your guests will think you spent hours stirring it up.
Baked in small ramekins, my little spiced puddings are sized just right for individual servings. They're fun to eat and look pretty with a sprinkling of cinnamon on top. —Donna Childs, New York, New York
This pudding is exactly what its name promises—light and creamy. Since it uses soy milk, it’s a great choice if you’re lactose-intolerant or are having a guest over who doesn’t drink milk. —Deborah Williams, Peoria, Arizona
"Our daughter and her boyfriend are both on restricted diets, so they appreciate having this yummy dessert for birthdays and other gatherings," relates Ronald Scorse of Snowflake, Arizona. "We all enjoy it."
If you're a fan of the sweet-tart combination of chocolate covered cherries, you'll be first in line to indulge in this parfait version of the classic candy. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Greendale, Wisconsin