MICROWAVE CHOCOLATE PUDDING
Preparation time: Hands-on time: 5 minutes Cooking time: 7 minutes
3 Tbl. Cornstarch
1/3 cup Sugar
1/2 cup Semisweet chocolate chips
2 cups Nonfat milk
1 tsp. Pure vanilla extract
Mix the cornstarch, sugar, and chocolate chips in a medium-size glass bowl; gradually stir in the milk.
Cook, uncovered, in a microwave on high, approximately 6 to 7 minutes, stirring every 2 minutes.
Stir in the vanilla.
Top with whipped topping or whipped cream if desired.
Instead of granulated sugar, mix 1/2 cup plus 2 Tbl. packed brown sugar with the cornstarch and omit the chocolate chips.
Replace the sugar with an equal amount of sugar substitute to reduce the calories by 40 and the carbohydrates by 12 grams.
Yield: 4 servings
Nutritional information per serving (3/4 cup):
Calories 150kcal, fat 4.5g, saturated fat 2.5g, cholesterol 0mg, sodium 45mg, carbohydrates 28g, dietary fiber less than 1g, protein 3g
Nutrition per 3/4 cup serving (with sugar substitute):
Calories 110kcal, fat 4.5g, saturated fat 2.5g, cholesterol 0mmg, sodium 45mg, carbohydrates 16g, dietary fiber less than 1g, protein 3g
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