Medifast Recipes > Desserts > Medifast Chocolate Pudding Recipe
- Sugar (50.0 g)
- Cocoa Powder (Unsweetened) (50.0 g)
- Corn Starch (2.0 tbsp)
- Salt (1.0 dash)
- Large Eggs (1.0 egg)
- Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips (8.0 tbsp)
- Whole Milk (2.0 cup)
Craving for that smooth velvety rich chocolate? This ultimate chocolate indulgence that you can’t resist, no matter what age you are.
- Use a heavy 2-quart saucepan to mix the sugar, cocoa powder, cornstarch, and salt. Pour the milk bit by bit while whisking it.
- Continue whisking it for about 3 to 5 minutes until it boils and the pudding becomes like thick paste, then turn of the heat. Use a strainer to filter the lumps.
- Crack the egg open and whisk it in a medium hard plastic bowl or ceramic mixing bowl. Any heat proof mixing bowl will do.
- Carefully pour the warm chocolate mixture to the egg bit by bit while continuously whisking it using a rubber spatula until all the chocolate is transferred.
- Add-in the chocolate chips and continuously whisk it until thickened and smooth. Make sure reach the bottom and sides when stirring it so that it won’t get burned.
- There are two ways to serve chocolate pudding. You can serve it warm or chilled. If you want to serve it warm, pour the warm chocolate pudding into a custard cup, porcelain cup, glass cup or any cup except the ones made of plastic that are not heatproof.
- If you want to serve it cold, pour the chocolate pudding into the cups let it cool down a bit before putting it into the fridge. When it cools down. Put it in the fridge for a couple of hours and then ready to serve. Bon Apetit!
- *Tips: To avoid a skin from forming cut a wax paper or a plastic wrap and press it into the surface. Always monitor the heat temperature when making the pudding.
Cooking it in high temperature will most likely burn the pudding and may cause more lumps. To achieve a smooth end product, strain the pudding to get rid of the lumps.
You can serve it with whip cream and a cherry on top or a dust of cocoa powder and grated chocolates or pair it with some yummy cookies!
- *Health benefits of chocolates: There are a lot of different chocolate varieties that can be bought in the market, and each gives healthy benefits to our body. Chocolates like cocoa are high in anti-oxidants which helps fight bad cholesterol and it contains flavonoids that help fight free radicals in the body that may cause cancer.
Cacao is rich in magnesium that helps regulate the digestion, prevent from diabetes and heart diseases. A cup of cocoa is equivalent to almost three times a cup of anti-oxidant properties of a green tea. Based on studies, the anti-oxidants from the cacao helps clean up the plaque out of the arteries.
Dark chocolate helps to normalize the blood pressure and relieves hypertension. A chocolate contains serotonin which helps to set the mood.
When eating chocolates it creates feelings of happiness and pleasure which makes it as a natural anti-depressant. Believe it or not, dark chocolate doesn’t have that high sugar levels, it can even help to reduce your blood sugar and just like cacao it is full of anti-oxidants as well.
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Nutritional Information for 1 Serving