Quick chocolate pudding

A delicious treat both hot and chilled! My kids are crazy about it.


Difficulty: Easy

Time: 15 min. preparation time, 0 min. baking time

Nutrition: Calories ca 405 / Protein 8g / Carbohydr. 35g / Fat 27g

Ingredients (4 servings)

100 gdark chocolate (min. 70%)
200 mlheavy cream
300 mlmilk (divided)
1 packagevanilla sugar
0.5 tspcinnamon
2 tbspcocoa powder (unsweetened)
4 tspcornstarch
40 gsugar
2egg yolks


whisk, small saucepan, hand mixer with beaters, cutting board, knife, small bowl, 4 serving dishes

Wine Tip

Dornfelder, sweet, 2012
Strong tannins and dark flavors refine the slightly bitter taste of this delicious dessert. The wine reveals its charismatic bouquet at a drinking temperature of 14 – 18°C (57 – 64°F).

Step 1

Quick chocolate pudding

Roughly chop chocolate.

cutting board, knife

100 g dark chocolate

Step 2

Quick chocolate pudding

In a small saucepan, heat up cream, some of the milk, vanilla sugar, cinnamon, and chocolate pieces until the chocolate has melted. Make sure that the mixture does not boil. Stir occasionally.

whisk, small saucepan

200 ml heavy cream / 250 ml milk / 1 package vanilla sugar / 0.5 tsp cinnamon

Step 3

Quick chocolate pudding

Whisk cocoa powder into the mixture and let cook for approx. 1 – 2 min. over low heat. In the meantime, dissolve cornstarch in the remaining milk until smooth. Stir into chocolate mixture until the pudding thickens. Add a pinch of salt. Immediately remove from heat.

whisk, small bowl

2 tbsp cocoa powder / 4 tsp cornstarch / 50 ml milk / salt

Step 4

Quick chocolate pudding

Beat sugar and egg yolks with a hand mixer until fluffy and pale. Fold immediately in the pudding. Fill in serving dishes and serve warm or cold.

hand mixer with beaters, 4 serving dishes

40 g sugar / 2 egg yolks