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Light Rocky Road Pudding Recipe
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Light Rocky Road Pudding Recipe

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"I'm always on the lookout for delicious things to fix for my husband and my 89 year-old mother," shares Linda Foreman of Locust Grove, Oklahoma. "This rich dessert is a winner with everyone."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. + chilling
MAKES:5 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. + chilling
MAKES: 5 servings

Ingredients

  • Sugar substitute equivalent to 1/2 cup sugar
  • 5 tablespoons baking cocoa
  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 2-1/2 cups fat-free milk
  • 2 egg yolks, lightly beaten
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 cup miniature marshmallows
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts, toasted

Nutritional Facts

1/2 cup equals 183 calories, 6 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 88 mg cholesterol, 131 mg sodium, 25 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 8 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 fat, 1/2 fat-free milk.

Directions

  1. In a large saucepan, combine the sugar substitute, cocoa, cornstarch and salt. Stir in milk until smooth. Cook and stir over medium-high heat until thickened and bubbly. Reduce heat to low; cook and stir 2 minutes longer.
  2. Remove from the heat. Stir a small amount of hot filling into egg yolks; return all to the pan, stirring constantly. Bring to a gentle boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes longer. Remove from the heat. Gently stir in vanilla. Cool for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. Transfer to individual dessert dishes. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour. Just before serving, top with marshmallows and walnuts. Yield: 5 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested with Splenda no-calorie sweetener.
Originally published as Rocky Road Pudding in Light & Tasty June/July 2006, p29

Nutritional Facts

1/2 cup equals 183 calories, 6 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 88 mg cholesterol, 131 mg sodium, 25 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 8 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 fat, 1/2 fat-free milk.

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Reviewed Jan. 28, 2010

I taught elementary school kids to make this recipe using a microwave. Delicious! They compared it to instant chocolate pudding and said they would cook it every time from now on!

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Reviewed Jan. 21, 2010

this is so light, yet a great taste of chocolate-my husband said it should "become a regular" for our dessert! Thanks for sharing

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Reviewed Jan. 21, 2010

This recipe is so easy to make and absolutely delicious. It's one my family wants on a regular basis and it's a keeper, for sure.

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