TWD: Split Level Pudding

Jennifer and pudding sitting in a tree, K-I-S-S-I-N-G!

This pudding was definitely worthy of mi amor.   And it was easy to make, used ingredients that I had (and usually have) around the house, milk (I used 2% rather than whole), egg yolks, chocolate, vanilla, cornstarch, heavy cream (yes, I usually have a carton for ice cream making), and sugar.

I served the pudding in small punch bowl cups and only made four servings;  one for each member of my family.  October 2009 020

My camera shy one didn’t eat his, though.  

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And he wouldn’t smile nice for his “” profile pic, either.

(Just joking.)

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The chocolate ganache at the bottom was rich, thick and chocolate-y.  I used Dove dark chocolate instead of bittersweet, thinking my kids would find that more appealing.   The vanilla part was smooth and had a really nice texture.  Not too thick or too thin.   I served each one with a dollop of freshly whipped cream and, in my husband’s words “this is the best thing ever!”

This is a great, easy, comforting recipe.  I encourage everyone to visit Garret’s blog, “The Flavor of Vanilla,” for the recipe and his review.


14 Responses to “TWD: Split Level Pudding”

  1. Spike Says:

    Attack of the giant pudding cup! awesome. Glad (almost) everyone liked it

  2. Megan Says:

    I only wish I had a giant cup like that – mmmmmm.

    I liked this too – although really, what’s not to like?

  3. EyePulp Says:

    This looks ridiculously delicious.

  4. Katrina Says:

    I’ll have to make this up sometime. I couldn’t get to it as I’ve been out of town. I made up for last week’s choc tart though.

  5. HollowSquirrel Says:

    oh that looks ridiculous. please report to me immediately to commence cooking.

  6. Teanna Says:

    I loved this one as well! Love those close up pictures, I’m drooling all over again! K I S S I N G!

  7. Margaret Says:

    Looks great. So glad it worked out. nice and velvety sounds perfect.

  8. Susan Says:

    Mmmm. Dove dark chocolate! Great idea. Your puddings look great.

  9. Sarah Says:

    I’m not a pudding fan, so I skipped this week, but I’m glad it was a hit in your house!

  10. Mary Says:

    I hope you are loving your new camera. Good pictures! Good job on the puddings too. Next time, I will fight you for Taylor’s serving.

  11. Jennifer Says:

    This looks delicious! LOve your pics!!!!

  12. Wendy Says:

    Your pudding looks great! Fun times!

  13. Jeannette Says:

    yum yum. your ginormous pudding would have been obliterated by me!! looks TOO good to resist!

  14. breanne q. yeung Says:

    Skillful blog, but it doesn’t actually shown up right in DR-WebSpyder.

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