All-Time Favorite Chocolate Pudding And Pie Filling

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I know some of you are saying, “Oh no, not from SCRATCH at all”, but trust me, nothing compares to the taste of scratch. This pudding is such an easy recipe that you’ll wonder why you ever bought a box. This chocolate pudding is so creamy it’s my all-time favorite. Top it with sweetened whipped cream and you have a delicious pie. My mom says it came from a box of Hersheys cocoa. I have no idea, but it’s been a family favorite for a very long time.

SERVES (1) 9″ pie or 6-8 Cups

PREP TIME 5 Min

COOK TIME 25 Min

METHOD Stove Top

Ingredients For All-Time Favorite Chocolate Pudding And Pie Filling

  • 1/2 cHershey’s cocoa powder
  • 1 1/8 csugar (add sparingly, then taste test if you need more add more)
  • 1/3 ccorn starch
  • 1 tspsalt
  • 3 cmilk
  • 3 Tbspbutter
  • 1 1/2 tspgood vanilla extract
  • pre-made deep dish pie crust

How To Make All-Time Favorite Chocolate Pudding And Pie Filling

  • Dry ingredients whisked together in a saucepan.1In a medium saucepan, mix all dry ingredients. Whisk well.
  • Adding milk and whisking together.2Gradually add milk to dry ingredients in the saucepan. Whisk until smooth and well blended.
  • Cooking over heat until it boils.3Cook over medium-high heat. Stir constantly. Mixture will come to a boil. Boil 1 minute or until the pudding is thick. The pudding will not thicken up when it cools.
  • Adding butter and vanilla extract.4Remove from heat. Add butter and vanilla. Whisk to blend.
  • Chocolate pudding in a small bowl.5Pour into serving dishes.
  • Chocolate pudding poured into a baked pie crust.6For a pie, pour into a cooled and baked 9″ pie crust.
  • Pie covered in plastic wrap.7Cover with plastic wrap. Cool in refrigerator for 4-6 hrs or until firm.
  • Whipped cream on top of the pudding pie.8Top with chilled sweetened whipped cream.