Homemade Pudding Cups

by Lisa
4 Cups
3 hr 20 min

These Homemade Pudding Cups are the perfect dessert to make for a bridal shower because you can make them ahead of time. So make them and store them in the fridge. Then, plan the rest of the party. Make your games, make your main course, make your decorations. When you're ready to the pudding cups, the pudding will be ready for you in the fridge. Scoop it into mason jars for really cute presentation, add some whipped cream and chocolate chips on top, and you're ready to go. These pudding cups are a good after school snack too, in case you want them but you don't have a bridal shower in your future.

Recipe details
  • 4  Cups
  • Prep time: 3 Hours Cook time: 20 Minutes Total time: 3 hr 20 min
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  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 2 cups whole milk
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons real vanilla
  • Mini chocolate chips
  • Whipped cream

Separate the eggs. Whisk the egg yolks and add in cornstarch and milk.
Cook sugar, cocoa powder, salt, and milk in a sauce pan.
Remove from heat. Pour into the bowl with the egg yolk mixture.
Put everything back in the pan. Cook on high until it reaches a full boil. Turn the heat down and it will basically thicken instantly. Stir in the vanilla.
Pour it into a bowl. Cover it with plastic wrap and put it in the fridge for three hours.
Put into cups and add any toppings you want.
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