What is the difference between a pudding and a custard?
Pudding mainly uses starch as the main thickener agent while custard uses eggs for the same purpose even though both recipes may include eggs. The texture of custard is firmer than pudding so custard feels more filling.
Should I serve chocolate pudding warm or cold?
Chocolate puddings are served cold. Its taste and texture set as it gets cold.
Chocolate Pudding Bread Machine Recipe
Have you ever tried making homemade chocolate pudding in your bread maker? Try it with this recipe and see how easy and delicious it is.
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Making chocolate pudding at home is very easy as long as you have the right ingredients. The only difficulty in making it is having to stand in front of the stove and stirring it until it cooks. This takes time, makes you tired, may cause scald on your hand. But if you make chocolate pudding in the bread maker, you do not have any difficulty and will have a dessert everyone loves without any fatigue.
Let’s learn how to make chocolate pudding in a bread machine and ease our life!
Tips for your bread maker:
Bread Machine Program: Jam (#9)
Delay Start Time Available: No
Color Option: No
Weight Option: No
2 cups heavy cream
1½ cups whole milk
4 egg yolks
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
¼ teaspoon salt
¾ cup sugar
2 cups semi sweet chocolate chips
3 tablespoons cornstarch
¼ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
Open the top lid of the bread maker and remove the bread pan from the machine by pulling it upward.
Make sure the bread pan is clean and both kneading paddles are in place.
Add all ingredients into the bread pan and stir briefly.
Put the bread pan back in the bread machine by pressing it down so that it clicks into its place, and close the lid.
Plug the bread machine into an outlet and press the "Power" button to turn the machine on.
Use the "Program" button to select the program #9.
Press the "Start" button to start the cooking cycle.
Your machine will let you know by making a beep sound once the chocolate pudding is done. Open the bread machine at this point and remove the bread pan using a pot holder.
Pour the chocolate pudding into bowls and let it cool.
You can leave the chocolate pudding to cool down to room temperature or to colder degrees in the fridge depending how cold you would like to eat it.
Note that the chocolate pudding will thicken as it cools and thicken even more in the fridge.
HOW TO SERVE CHOCOLATE PUDDING:
You can serve chocolate pudding in porcelain or glass bowls by sprinkling some coconut or chopped nuts, or topping it with some whipped cream or fruit. If you would like to serve it with fruit, strawberry and sour cherry are the best tastes that match the chocolate pudding. You can also garnish it with some mint leaves.
HOW TO STORE CHOCOLATE PUDDING:
You should store chocolate pudding in the refrigerator and cover the bowls to prevent the surface of the pudding from drying. Chocolate pudding will stay fresh for up to 5 days in the fridge.