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Chocolate Pudding

From: Linda McCartney’s Home Cooking, p. 157

A rich, chocolatey pudding that is more like a chocolate mousse than a plain pudding.

My son, who is a very picky eater, decided that a chocolate pudding would be something he would definitely like. So we made this together and he absolutely loved it (as did my husband and daughter).
The pudding is very rich and filling, so serving it in small individual cups seems to be a good idea.

I think with this recipe it is really important that you chose as good a chocolate as you can find or afford- it makes a great difference to use high-quality chocolate here. Personally, I would prefer dark chocolate, as stated in the recipe. My family is definitely more fond of milk chocolate, which also works well. If the chocolate is also organic and fair-trade, all the better 🙂

When using milk-chocolate, you can reduce the amount of sugar to 70g as the chocolate is already quite sweet.

2 replies on “Chocolate Pudding”

I personally think the darker the chocolate the better. Also, with chocolate it is worth buying the best you can afford- cheaper chocolate will also taste cheaper when cooked.

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