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Homemade Pudding Recipe

"You can make pudding with this handy mix in no time," says field editor Margery Bryan of Royal City, Washington.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling YIELD:16 servings


  • 2-3/4 cups nonfat dry milk powder
  • 1-1/2 cups sugar
  • 3/4 cup cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2-1/4 cups milk or water
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 tablespoon butter or margarine
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract


  • 1. Combine pudding mix ingredients; store in an airtight container. For pudding, combine 1-1/4 cups mix and milk in a 2-qt. saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring occasionally; boil for 1 minute. Remove from the heat. Stir a small amount into egg; return to pan. Cook and stir over medium heat for 2 minutes. Remove from the heat; add butter and vanilla. Mix well. Pour into dishes; cover and chill 2-3 hours. Yield: 4-5 servings (4 cups mix).

Recipe Note

For chocolate pudding: Add 3 tablespoons baking cocoa to 1-1/4 cups pudding mix before mixing with milk.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 211 calories, 4g fat (2g saturated fat), 62mg cholesterol, 297mg sodium, 35g carbohydrate (29g sugars, 0 fiber), 9g protein.

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Naomi Ruth
Reviewed Oct. 12, 2010

"I commented before. I also want say that if you are thinking about doubling this don't. It burned the bottom of my pan to thre point that it won't scrub off easily. Make on batch at a time."

Naomi Ruth
Reviewed Oct. 12, 2010

"My husband normally doesn't like chocolate pudding. I made hime the chocolate version of this pudding, and he soon asked for seconds. I did decreace the cocoa from 3 tablespoons to 1 1/2 tablespoons. It was so good, I am making it again to have tonight."

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