How to make chocolate pudding



The chocolate pudding It is a dessert that looks like a cake and has a texture similar to that of custard. It is served cold and there are several ways to prepare it, although the most prominent are baked or cooked. In this article we show you a very easy and fast way to do it in the oven and, in addition, with products that we all have at home for the preparation of other foods, such as bread, eggs, milk and sugar. If you want to know how to make chocolate pudding Keep reading and discover the steps.

Low difficulty Ingredients:
  • 1 loaf of bread
  • 5 eggs
  • 100 g of sugar
  • 1/2 l of milk
  • 1 tablet of chocolate and 1 tablespoon of cocoa powder
  • Orange zest
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla or cinnamon essence
  • For the candy:
  • 1/2 tablespoon of lemon juice
  • 50 g of sugar and some water
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The first thing we should do to start preparing homemade chocolate pudding is heat milk, cocoa powder and orange zest over low heat. The orange zest can be to taste, the more you put more orange aroma, but we advise you not to be larger than a spoon so as not to overlap the taste of chocolate. Do not let the mixture boil. Add also the vanilla or cinnamon essence, choose according to your tastes. Now preheat the oven to 200ºC, up and down.

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When the mixture is hot but does not boil, chop the chocolate tablet and add it. Stir without stopping so that it does not burn or stick to the base of the saucepan. The chocolate can be black or with milk, as you like, but we recommend that you opt for a more intense flavor so that the pudding is not too sweet. When the chocolate has melted, turn off the heat but do not remove the saucepan so it stays warm and does not solidify.

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Now in a bowl beat the eggs and sugar until you get a foamy texture. Then, cut the bread into thin slices or make crumbs with it to make it easier for you to mix it with the rest of the ingredients. And if you want to make the chocolate pudding for coeliacs, use gluten-free bread.

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Add the cut bread to the mixture of milk and cocoa and beat it with the mixer or electric rods. When you've whipped a little, incorporate the eggs and sugar and continue beating until you get a homogeneous and creamy dough.

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Now is the time to prepare the candy. This step is optional since not all chocolate puddings have a layer of caramel on top, but if you want to give this touch, we explain how to do it. Add the sugar, lemon juice and a little water (1/4 glass) in a saucepan and heat it over medium heat. Do not stop stirring so that it does not sin or burn.

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When he pudding candy take the appropriate color (similar to honey) remove from heat and put it in a cake pan. With the help of a spatula, also bathe the sides of the mold so that all the pudding is covered with caramel. Let it cool a little.

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When the candy has cooled a little, add the chocolate pudding dough to the mold. Since the oven is already hot, lower the temperature to 180 ° C, add the pudding and bake for 35-40 minutes. Watch that it does not burn or stay too raw, ideally it is a little golden on top. When you see it like this, perform the stick test which consists of pricking the pudding with a stick and observing whether it comes out clean or not. When you are ready, put it in the fridge to cool, because the chocolate pudding is served cold.

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Leave it in the fridge for a couple of hours and, after this time, remove it from the mold and serve it. Ready! As you see, make chocolate pudding It is very simple and allows us to take advantage of foods such as bread.


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  • Transfer the pudding to a storage container and close with a plastic wrap or butter paper. Cover with a lid and refrigerate.