Chocolate Pudding Mix

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 5 min.


1 serving

Updated: Oct. 12, 2022
By keeping a batch of this mix on hand, I can easily make pudding just for myself. Plus, it's relatively low in fat. Everyone who tries this creamy concoction prefers it to any pre-made package pudding.—Lois Miller, New Paris, Indiana


  • 1 cup nonfat dry milk powder
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 6 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1/3 cup baking cocoa
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/4 cup Pudding Mix (above)
  • 2 teaspoons butter
  • 1/4 teaspoon almond or vanilla extract
  • Whipped topping and baking cocoa, optional


  1. Combine mix ingredients; store in an airtight container or resealable plastic bag. Yield: 1-3/4 cups mix (7 batches of pudding).
  2. To make pudding: Combine water and mix in a small saucepan; bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring occasionally. Cook and stir for 2 minutes. Remove from the heat; stir in butter and extract. Pour into a serving dish. Serve warm or chilled; top with whipped topping and sprinkle with cocoa if desired.

Nutrition Facts

1 cup: 243 calories, 8g fat (5g saturated fat), 24mg cholesterol, 254mg sodium, 37g carbohydrate (27g sugars, 1g fiber), 7g protein.