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Homemade Vanilla Pudding

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Rating: 5/5 5 stars
6 reviews
1 comment

ready in: 1-2 hrs
serves/makes:   4
  

recipe id: 27670
cook method: stovetop

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ingredients

2 cups milk
1/2 cup white sugar
3 tablespoons cornstarch
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 tablespoon butter

directions

In medium saucepan over medium heat, heat milk until bubbles form at edges.

In a bowl, combine sugar, cornstarch and salt. Pour into hot milk, a little at a time, stirring to dissolve. Continue to cook and stir until mixture thickens enough to coat the back of a metal spoon. Do not boil. Remove from heat, stir in vanilla and butter.

Pour into serving dishes. Chill before serving.

added by

Bryce

nutrition

223 calories, 7 grams fat, 36 grams carbohydrates, 4 grams protein per serving.
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My 8 year old daughter requested a "deconstructed" Boston Creme Pie for her birthday and wanted me to make her cake and pudding "homemade". I doubled the recipe and followed the directions as written. After I dished the pudding into dessert cups there was some left over. My husband, after tasting a spoonful, absconded with the pan that held the remaining pudding and declared that it is the best pudding he has ever had. The birthday girl now says "no more boxed pudding Mom!" I agree. This would also make a great base for rice pudding!


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This was a fast easy recipe! Smooth, creamy texture with great flavor.


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I'm probably a little weird in that vanilla pudding is my favorite flavor. This recipe has really good flavor and smooth texture. The hardest part is waiting for it to cool before eating it!


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I made this today for my kids. I substituted 1 tsp vanilla bean paste for the vanilla extract. It was soooo good! Really good vanilla flavor. This one's going in my recipe box.


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I also doubled the recipe to use for banana pudding. It turned out great! At first, I questioned whether the addtl 1 minute to cook was long enough, as it didn't appear to be quite thick enough, however it thickened up as it sat (I placed in the fridge immediately after pouring over top of my vanilla wafers & bananas in 9x13 pan). It turned out yummy and will definitely make again!


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I cooked a single batch in less than 15 min! It was soooo yummy! Not too sweet either.


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Tired Mom

COMMENT:
How long do you have to cook it? I have been cooking it for almost 45 minutes now, not letting it boil, and it's still really thin- not thickening up at all. I am fairly patient but stirring constantly for almost an hour is a little too much for me...