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Kids In The Kitchen: Chocolate Pudding

Why buy chocolate pudding from the store when you can make it yourself? Heather Tallman shows Felix an easy and delicious recipe for the dessert.

Earth Eats is partnering with WTIU Public Television’s children’s series The Friday Zone to empower kids to make healthy choices when choosing a snack. Food blogger and mom Heather Tallman prepares kid-friendly recipes with the help of Felix.

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Chocolate Pudding


  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

Cooking Directions

  1. Combine sugar, cocoa powder and cornstarch in a medium microwave safe bowl. Gradually add the milk. Stir with a whisk until well blended.
  2. Microwave at high for two minutes, stir. Heat again on medium power for 3 ½ minutes or until thickened, stirring every minute.
  3. Remove and whisk to make smooth. Add the vanilla and blend. Let stand for five minutes until serving.
  4. Place a layer of plastic wrap on top if you want to avoid a skin.

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