Mocha Pudding #chocolateparty

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002 (3)I love coffee and when Roxana from Roxanas Home Baking announced this months ingredients are coffee and chocolate,  I was ecstatic to say the least. I absolutely love this combination.  I wasn’t sure what to make, but I know the possibilities were endless.

I scoured the internet for ideas and decided I would make a mocha pudding. Who doesnt love pudding right?

My family loved it and I think the recipe is easy to make. I think the coffee brought out the taste of the chocolate in this pudding. I also think that nothing beats homemade pudding.  Surprisingly it is not that hard to make Pudding from scratch.

To put it more over the top I added some pudding to my cool whip and put a big fat dollop over the top. Monkey Girl loved that part, I think it was her favorite.

This is a make again recipe for sure.

 

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Mocha Pudding

Ingredients:

1/4 cup white sugar

2 tablespoons cornstarch

1 tablespoon cooled espresso coffee

2 cups half and half

1 cup bitter-sweet chocolate chips

1 tablespoon unsalted butter

1 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

1/2 cup cool whip

Directions:

In a heavy sauce pan combine sugar, cornstarch, espresso and half and half. Whisk over medium heat until mixture begins to boil and thicken. This should take anywhere from 3-5 minutes. Remove from the heat and add chocolate chips, butter and vanilla. Whisk until smooth. Divide mixture into 6 servings and reserving 3 tablespoons of the mixture in a separate small bowl. Cover and chill the remaining pudding until cold about 2 hours.

Meanwhile, combine the cool whip and the remaining 3 tablespoons of pudding. Also cover and chill for about 2 hours. When ready to serve top each mocha chocolate pudding with a dollop of the cool whip.

How to participate (the rules)

1.) Blog about your chocolate treat. Your recipe must include the two ingredients we choose. It can be a simple no bake treat to a sophisticated layer cake, the complexity level of the recipe is up to you.

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3.) Your recipe must be published during the current month. Please do not link old recipes, they will be deleted.

Peace be with you,

Veronica

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11 Responses to “Mocha Pudding #chocolateparty”

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    The Ninja Baker — August 5, 2013 at 10:24 am

    I can see why this would be a go-to pudding recipe, Veronica. Sooo very pretty. And undoubtedly just as tasty as it looks =)

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    Liz — August 5, 2013 at 11:46 am

    Beautiful, Vonnie! I love how you served them in coffee cups…so pretty!

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    Denise Browning@From Brazil To You — August 5, 2013 at 12:26 pm

    Veronica: These mocha puddings look so creamylicious…I love the way that they were served!

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    Emily @ Life on Food — August 6, 2013 at 12:05 am

    These look beautiful and sound delicious! Perfect adult dessert.

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    Becky @ A Calculated Whisk — August 6, 2013 at 1:40 am

    Wow, I could use one of these right now! And what amazing cups! Love those handles.

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    Anne@FromMySweetHeart — August 6, 2013 at 2:08 am

    Home made pudding is the best, Veronica! And I’ve been admiring these since you posted on the FB page! Love the tip about blending a little pudding into the whipped cream! And great photos!

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    GourmetGetaways — August 6, 2013 at 6:36 am

    What gorgeous images!
    Your Mocha puddings look so delicious, I love the pics.
    Chocolate and coffee is such a great combination :)

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    Debra — August 6, 2013 at 8:36 pm

    Sounds amazing. I will have to check out all the rest of these chocolate treats.

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    Cindys Recipes and Writings — August 8, 2013 at 10:33 am

    Now I want pudding and its only 6:30 am!

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    Laura — August 12, 2013 at 4:23 am

    I love pudding served in cups like those! And love the mocha too! I loved this month’s theme!

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    Roxana | Roxana's Home Baking — August 17, 2013 at 2:29 am

    They look so smooth and creamy. A fabulous recipe to bring the to Chocolate Party! Thank you!!

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