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Pudding from Scratch

Rated as 4.26 out of 5 Stars

"This is a very basic pudding recipe that is made from scratch. It is very simple and delicious."
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Ingredients

servings 168 cals
Original recipe yields 4 servings (4 to 5 servings)

Directions

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  1. In a 2 quart saucepan, combine sugar, cornstarch, and salt. Slowly stir in milk. Bring to a boil, and cook, stirring constantly, over medium heat until mixture thickens. Cook for 2 to 3 minutes more. Stir in vanilla.
  2. Pour hot pudding into dessert glasses or molds that have been rinsed in cold water. Chill until firm. Unmold if desired. Serve.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 168 calories; 3 g fat; 29.5 g carbohydrates; 5 g protein; 12 mg cholesterol; 209 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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I've made this about 8 times now... I've done different flavors and had great success. Used brown sugar instead of white for a butterscotchy flavor, added lemon extract and zest for lemon puddin...

Most helpful critical review

I ran out of eggs because I just made a quiche but I still wanted pudding so I gave this recipe a try. While it did thicken up nicely, I think the texture was kind of funny. It was almost gummy....

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I've made this about 8 times now... I've done different flavors and had great success. Used brown sugar instead of white for a butterscotchy flavor, added lemon extract and zest for lemon puddin...

This was delicious! I doubled the recipe and substituted double flour for the cornstarch.

This is a great recipe to add just about anything to. My family loves it for banana pudding, and butterscotch pudding.

I ran out of eggs because I just made a quiche but I still wanted pudding so I gave this recipe a try. While it did thicken up nicely, I think the texture was kind of funny. It was almost gummy....

dessert does not set no matter how many times i try.Must have mix up to a boil and then slow boil while stirring for 2 more minutes.

This was a very easy recipe. I used it in a banana trifle recipe, and it turned out perfect.

Thanks for this recipe. I will never buy a package of pudding again. It is very easy, and oh, so yummy. I added a pinch of cinnamon as well.

1/3 CUP OF SUGAR SEEMS TO BE A LITTLE TOO MUCH TRY 1/4 CUP AND SPRINKLE WITH CINNAMON WHEN CHILL.

Fabulously easy recipe! I substituted the sugar with evaporated cane juice crystals (a more unprocessed sugar), cut down the vanilla to 1/4 tsp, and added 1 T of unsweetened cocoa powder to mak...