Our Test Kitchen came up with this creamy, lactose-free dessert that could also be used in a parfait, as a filling or as a dip for fruit or pound cake. You'll love the rich chocolaty-mint flavor.
TIP: If you don't care for mint, leave out the extract. For a more mousse-like dessert, stir in some non-dairy topping.
This tasty pudding from Renee Schwebach of Dumont, Minnesota features from-scratch flavor with the ease of a mix. The trick is to stir the dry mixture well before using - if the cornstarch settles to the bottom, the pudding won't thicken properly.
"When I get the urge for something creamy and chocolaty, I whip up this old-fashioned pudding with a touch of almond," Darlene Markel writes from Salem, Oregon. "I like to eat it while it's warm with a dollop of whipped topping.