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Homemade Pudding

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. + chilling


4-5 servings (4 cups mix)

"You can make pudding with this handy mix in no time," says field editor Margery Bryan of Royal City, Washington.


  • 2-3/4 cups nonfat dry milk powder
  • 1-1/2 cups sugar
  • 3/4 cup cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2-1/4 cups whole milk or water
  • 1 large egg, beaten
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract


  1. Combine pudding mix ingredients; store in an airtight container. For pudding, combine 1-1/4 cups mix and milk in a 2-qt. saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring occasionally; boil for 1 minute. Remove from the heat. Stir a small amount into egg; return to pan. Cook and stir over medium heat for 2 minutes. Remove from the heat; add butter and vanilla. Mix well. Pour into dishes; cover and chill 2-3 hours.
For chocolate pudding: Add 3 tablespoons baking cocoa to 1-1/4 cups pudding mix before mixing with milk.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 211 calories, 4g fat (2g saturated fat), 62mg cholesterol, 297mg sodium, 35g carbohydrate (29g sugars, 0 fiber), 9g protein.

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