Old-Fashioned Cocoa Pudding Recipe
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Old-Fashioned Cocoa Pudding Recipe

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"My husband's favorite pudding is this one that my mother used to make," recalls Sue Knapp from her home in Camden, Michigan. "But it gets so many compliments at our family gatherings that I also use it as a pie filling on special occasions!"
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup baking cocoa
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1-1/2 cups water
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Whipped topping and chocolate curls

Nutritional Facts

1/2 cup: 399 calories, 12g fat (9g saturated fat), 114mg cholesterol, 181mg sodium, 68g carbohydrate (53g sugars, 2g fiber), 4g protein.


  1. In a large saucepan, combine the sugar, cocoa, flour and salt. Gradually whisk in water and egg yolks. Cook over medium heat until mixture comes to a boil, stirring constantly. Cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened.
  2. Remove from the heat; stir in butter and vanilla until blended. Pour into individual dishes. Refrigerate until set. Garnish with whipped topping and chocolate curls. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Old-Fashioned Cocoa Pudding in Country Woman September/October 2003, p41

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