Ingredients2 1/2 cups milk, divided
2 (1-ounce) squares unsweetened chocolate, chopped
3 tablespoons cornstarch
1/2 cup sugar
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1/4 teaspoon salt
Directions1. In medium saucepan bring 2 cups milk to a boil over medium heat. Stir in chocolate.
2. Meanwhile, beat together remaining 1/2 cup milk and the cornstarch. Stir cornstarch mixture into chocolate mixture and cook, stirring, until pudding comes to a boil and has thickened. Stir in sugar, vanilla and salt. Cook 1 minute longer.
3. To serve, divide among 6 heatproof dishes and serve warm or cover dishes and refrigerate until ready to serve.
Need a quick dessert? You can make this easy chocolate pudding in almost no time and chances are you already have all the necessary ingredients on hand. Serve it warm if you are in a hurry or make it ahead and chill it.