Vanilla Pudding

Treat your loved ones to this smooth and delicious pudding - perfect for dessert!

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 20 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

1/3
cup sugar
2
tablespoons cornstarch
1/8
teaspoon salt
2
cups milk
2
large egg yolks, slightly beaten
2
tablespoons butter or margarine, softened
2
teaspoons vanilla
  • 1 In 2-quart saucepan, mix sugar, cornstarch and salt. Gradually stir in milk. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens and boils. Boil and stir 1 minute.
  • 2 Gradually stir at least half of the hot mixture into egg yolks, then stir back into hot mixture in saucepan. Boil and stir 1 minute; remove from heat. Stir in butter and vanilla.
  • 3 Pour pudding into dessert dishes. Cover and refrigerate about 1 hour or until chilled. Store covered in refrigerator.

Expert Tips

Substitute 2/3 cup packed brown sugar for the granulated sugar; decrease vanilla to 1 teaspoon.

Increase sugar to 1/2 cup; stir 1/3 cup baking cocoa into sugar mixture. Omit butter.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
220
(
Calories from Fat
100),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
11g
11%
(Saturated Fat
5g,
5%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
130mg
130%;
Sodium
170mg
170%;
Total Carbohydrate
26g
26%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
23g
23%
),
Protein
5g
5%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
15%;
Iron
2%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 1 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.