5 Minute Chocolate Pudding

Silky smooth and delicious 5 minute pudding!  If you make this once, you will make it a hundred times.  Wholesome ingredients that come together in a flash for a real treat!

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 1 minute
Cook Time 4 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 4
223 kcal
Kathi @ Laughing Spatula


  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup cocoa
  • 2 1/4 cups milk
  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1 tablespoon butter This just adds a bit of richness and a glossy look. optional


  1. In medium saucepan combine sugar, cocoa, cornstarch and salt with a whisk.
  2. Add milk and continue to whisk. Heat to simmer over medium heat.
  3. Cook for 1-2 minutes until thick and bubbly.
  4. Remove from heat - add vanilla and butter
  5. Pour into your favorite dessert glass and chill throughly.

Microwave Instructions

  1. Stir together sugar, cocoa, cornstarch and salt in large microwave-safe bowl; gradually stir in milk.
  2. Microwave at HIGH (100%) 7 to 10 minutes or until mixture comes to full boil, stirring every few minutes.

  3.   Stir in butter and vanilla. Pour into dishes to cool.  

Nutrition Facts
5 Minute Chocolate Pudding
Amount Per Serving
Calories 223 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Fat 5g8%
Saturated Fat 2g10%
Cholesterol 13mg4%
Sodium 206mg9%
Potassium 263mg8%
Carbohydrates 48g16%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 40g44%
Protein 5g10%
Vitamin A 220IU4%
Calcium 162mg16%
Iron 0.7mg4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.