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oz dark chocolate, chopped
cup granulated sugar
cup unsweetened dark baking cocoa
teaspoon ground cinnamon
tablespoons butter or margarine
cup whipping cream
cup powdered sugar
teaspoon Betty Crocker™ orange gel food color
In 2-quart heavy saucepan, heat 2 cups of the milk to boiling. Remove from heat; add dark chocolate, stirring with wire whisk until smooth. Set aside.
In small bowl, mix granulated sugar, cocoa, cornstarch and cinnamon. Stir in remaining 1/4 cup milk. Add cocoa mixture to melted chocolate mixture in saucepan, beating until well blended. Heat to boiling over medium heat, stirring constantly. Reduce heat; simmer 1 minute. Remove from heat.
In medium bowl, beat eggs with wire whisk. Slowly beat in about 1 cup chocolate mixture. Add to remaining chocolate mixture in saucepan; cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens and boils. Remove from heat; stir in butter and vanilla. Transfer pudding to large bowl. Cool 15 minutes. Cover top of pudding with plastic wrap to prevent skin from forming. Refrigerate 2 hours or until chilled.
In medium bowl, beat whipping cream, powdered sugar and food color with electric mixer on medium speed until soft peaks form. Remove pudding from refrigerator. Beat pudding until smooth. With rubber spatula, fold whipped cream mixture into pudding for swirled effect. Serve or refrigerate.
Fold in whipped cream mixture lightly to preserve the spooky swirled effect.
NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING
% Daily Value
% Daily Value*:
2 Other Carbohydrate; 1/2 Milk; 4 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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