Double Dark Chocolate Pudding

Note: This post is sponsored by Udi’s Gluten Free, but all thoughts and opinions are my own. 

My mom always made homemade pudding when I was growing up and I loved it. There is something about homemade pudding that is just so much better than the stuff from the box.

I know many people have never made homemade pudding, but it is really not difficult at all. In fact, it is quite easy. A few years ago I did a video on how to make homemade vanilla pudding to show just how easy it is.

One of the things I love now about homemade pudding is that it is gluten free because most recipes use cornstarch to thicken it. And not only is it gluten free, it is a dessert that no one will think twice about being gluten free.

I was recently asked to come up with a gluten free recipe for the Udi’s Gluten Free Ambassador program. I love working with companies like Udi’s because they make gluten free easy and they love promoting the gluten free lifestyle. So homemade pudding was a gluten free recipe I knew I had to share for the holidays.

But pudding really is more than a holiday treat. It makes a great lunch box treat for kids and a fun snack as well. Pudding is one of those foods that is perfect for almost anytime.

This double dark chocolate pudding I am sharing today is a little different take on your regular chocolate pudding. I used dutch processed cocoa and dark chocolate chips to make it extra rich and delicious.

And most chocolate and baking cocoa is gluten free, but be sure to read labels to make sure it is gluten free if you are fixing this for someone that needs to eat gluten free.

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This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Udi’s Gluten Free. The opinions and text are all mine.

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  1. Lynne what can you use in place of cornstarch? My granddaughter is gluten free but she can’t have cornstarch either.
    Thanks Judi

    • I have not tried it, but I think potato starch would probably work. I have used potato starch in gravy, so I don’t see why it would not work in homemade pudding. I would probably try a half batch or small batch and see if it works. If you try it I would love to hear how it turns out with potato starch.

  2. I’d like to make this and put in small plastic containers for my kids’ lunches. It looks like it makes quite a bit. How long will it last in the refrigerator?

    • Sorry it took me so long to get back to you on this. It lasts several days. Sometimes it does separate some, but we just stir it back together and it works fine. My kids don’t mind it at all that way. I hope that helps and that you enjoy the pudding.


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