You will need just 4 ingredients and 10 minutes of prep time to make this utterly delicious and creamy Easy Vegan Chocolate Pudding recipe. Enjoy this egg free and diary free chocolate pudding chilled, with some whipped cream, fresh berries, chocolate chips or even just a dusting of chocolate powder!!!
Who doesn’t love chocolate? Any thing chocolate is always welcome. Starting from Chocolate Cake to Chocolate Muffins.., we are suckers for chocolates. Especially when we have those super crazy cravings and we want to have something chocolate right away. Talking about out of blue urges – have you tried this Microwave Chocolate Mug Cake for one?
I used to think chocolate pudding is work till I tried this easy vegan chocolate pudding recipe. Nothing like a quick and easy chocolate dessert recipe that’s egg free and diary free. Egg free because, this chocolate recipe of pudding doesn’t really need an egg. Cornstarch does the job of an egg. Diary-free, because, I had oat milk at that time, so I used it. So, there you go – luscious vegan chocolate pudding is so do-able.
Like they say, you stumble upon genius ideas by accident and That’s so right!! So, here is what happened – my boys made some chocolate milk with cocoa and sugar and couldn’t finish it. Me being me (read: resourceful) didn’t want to throw it away. So, all I did was mix some cornflower into it and simmer the mixture till it thickened. Chilled and bam! The creamiest chocolate pudding ever!
WHY YOU WILL LOVE THIS VEGAN CHOCOLATE PUDDING
This recipe is everything one could ask for in a chocolate pudding. The texture is silky and delicious yet firm enough to stand a spoon in.
This vegan chocolate pudding is diary free & egg free. If you have egg allergies or you are lactose intolerant, this recipe is for you. And even if you have no problems with diary, you will still love this diary version of chocolate pudding.
You can make this quick and easy chocolate pudding recipe with regular milk too.
Takes less than 10 minutes to prepare (you will need extra chilling time)
Basic ingredients like, cocoa and milk are all you will need (and some patience while the pudding is chilling in the refrigerator)
A feel good and a good for you dessert. Chocolate pudding is nutritionally balanced. You get the great antioxidants and calcium also some milk proteins.
You can make this chocolate pudding in microwave too.
INGREDIENTS YOU WILL NEED TO MAKE CHOCOLATE PUDDING
I have used white granulated sugar in this quick chocolate pudding recipe. You can switch the white sugar with brown sugar as well. I think, brown sugar will work great.
I have used Hershey unsweetened cocoa powder. (its not a sponsored post. I had this cocoa powder in my pantry. Make sure to use unsweetened cocoa though.
Cornstarch absorbs water and thicken the pudding.
I have used oat milk in this VEGAN pudding recipe. I love oat milk. The taste of oat milk nutty and cream, which goes so well with chocolate recipes. However, you don’t have to stick to oat milk. Use any other diary free milk like almond or cashew. You can also use regular organic A2 milk in this recipe.
TIPS FOR MAKING THE BEST VEGAN CHOCOLATE PUDDING
For the best possible pudding, use top-quality cocoa powder and chocolate.
Top the pudding with sprinkles, whipped cream or even fresh berries.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
How to make chocolate pudding thicker?
You can add a tbsp of vegan butter or coconut oil. To thicken instant pudding that is too thin, first make sure it’s fully mixed so that the mix is fully dissolved. If it is but it still hasn’t thickened, you will have to add more starch, either cornstarch or another alternative, to thicken it up to the right consistency.
Why is my chocolate pudding runny?
The main way to thicken up pudding without adding additional thickeners is to make sure that you are aware of just how much you are mixing it up. If you mix it too vigorously, it can become too watery. If you mix it too little, the ingredients won’t combine the way they should.
How can I thicken my pudding without cornstarch?
Measure an alternative starch-based thickener, such as arrowroot powder, tapioca powder or rice starch, and combine it with the sugar called for in your pudding recipe. These alternative starches are comparable to cornstarch in thickening power, and twice as potent as wheat flour, so measure accordingly.
Is flour or cornstarch better for pudding?
All-purpose flour is a fine replacement for cornstarch in pie fillings; tapioca starch works too. You’ll want to use 2 tablespoons flour or tapioca starch for every 1 tablespoon of cornstarch called for in the recipe. … Use 2 tablespoons flour for every 1 tablespoon cornstarch in a pudding.
Easy Vegan Chocolate Pudding Recipe
- 3/4 Cups Sugar
- 1/4 Cup Cocoa Powder
- 3 Tbsp. Corn starch
- 2 and 1/2 Cups Oat Milk
- In a saucepan, stir together sugar, cocoa, cornstarch. Gradually stir in milk.
- Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture boils.
- Lower the heat to low and cook for 2 more minutes.
- Pour into individual dessert dishes. To avoid a skin from forming on top, press the plastic wrap directly onto surface.
- Refrigerate for 3 to 4 hours or overnight.