Why Organic Milk Is Worth the Extra Cost & Chocolate Pudding

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Chocolate Pudding is everyone’s favorite dessert!  My family loves fruit desserts like Rhubarb Crisp and Strawberry Pie but sometimes I just need my chocolate fix! Light, creamy, rich, and chocolatey, this easy chocolate pudding recipe goes perfectly with fruit or on its own!

This recipe has been sponsored by Horizon Organic

Why Organic Milk Is Worth the Extra Cost & How to Make Chocolate Pudding

I am so thrilled to partner with Horizon Organic tell you why it’s good to buy Organic Milk and create a delicious dessert made with organic ingredients that will satisfy your chocolate cravings!

Buying organic milk is worth the extra cost as it’s better for your health and the environment.

Organic milk comes from cows that aren’t treated with antibiotics or given growth hormones. Not only that, organic rules prohibit the use of certain harmful pesticides on crops and promote environmental care.

This recipe has been created using Horizon Organic milk.  Choosing organic milk while shopping is one place where it is worth it to spend a little bit extra as buying organic milk is for better for yourself, your family and our environment. 

 Chocolate Pudding Made with Horizon Organic Milk - Spend With Pennies

Organic milk is worth the extra cost because of its health and environmental benefits, I’ve created an organic chocolate pudding recipe so those who choose to live a more organic lifestyle have the ability to enjoy a decadent (and easy) dessert  without preservatives. You can feel better knowing exactly what you’re eating while still enjoying your favorite desserts!

Chocolate Pudding is an easy recipe to make, it really doesn’t take much to prepare from scratch. I know you can get chocolate pudding in a jar or a box but there are a lot of ingredients (and preservatives) that I can’t even pronounce.  So I prefer to make my own!

Chocolate pudding in a glass with fresh berries

This chocolate pudding recipe takes no time at all on the stovetop, and then a quick chill while you’re eating dinner and voila! Homemade chocolate pudding can be made in advance and stored in the fridge until you’re ready to enjoy it.

This recipe makes a pretty good amount so it’s perfect for packing in lunchesGrab some single serving plastic containers and you have delicious chocolate pudding to send with your kids (or yourself) for the whole week. 

Chocolate pudding in a glass with whipped cream

Depending on the time of year, we love to have fresh berries in desserts like Blueberry Cobbler or Fruit Salsa with Cinnamon Crisps. This delicious homemade pudding is perfect to top with raspberries and strawberries from the garden.

How To Make Chocolate Pudding

Chocolate pudding is as quick to whip up as it is to devour. Start by mixing the dry ingredients in a saucepan – the cane sugar, cocoa, cornstarch, and salt. Whisk in Horizon Organic Reduced Fat Milk, and increase the heat to medium, stirring constantly.

Make sure you don’t stop stirring while the chocolate pudding thickens. This helps to avoid a lumpy chocolate pudding. Once the chocolate pudding reaches a boil, allow it to boil for about a minute. Don’t stop stirring!

Remove it from the heat, and stir in the Horizon Organic butter. Butter helps to give the pudding a velvety texture and a richer flavor. Cool it completely before you serve it!

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Review Recipe

Chocolate Pudding

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Cooling Time 20 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Author Holly Nilsson
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Easy and delicious, this rich chocolate pudding recipe is one of our favorite desserts! 


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  1. In a saucepan, combine sugar, cocoa powder, salt, and cornstarch. Mix well. Add in cold Horizon Organic milk, whisk until combined. 

  2. Increase heat to medium, stirring constantly until mixture reaches a boil.

  3. Allow mixture to boil for 1 minute while stirring constantly. Remove from heat and stir in Horizon Organic butter and vanilla.

  4. Allow mixture to cool completely, stirring occasionally to avoid a skin forming on the pudding. 

  5. Serve chilled or warm.

Nutrition Information
Calories: 184, Fat: 5g, Saturated Fat: 3g, Cholesterol: 14mg, Sodium: 57mg, Potassium: 193mg, Carbohydrates: 33g, Fiber: 1g, Sugar: 26g, Protein: 3g, Vitamin A: 205%, Calcium: 110%, Iron: 0.7%

(Nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.)

Keyword chocolate pudding, from scratch, homemade

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This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Horizon Organic. The opinions and text are all mine.

Chocolate Pudding is everyone’s favorite dessert! Light, creamy, rich, and chocolatey, this easy chocolate pudding recipe goes perfectly with fruit or on its own!

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Holly is a wine and cheese lover, recipe creator, shopping enthusiast and self appointed foodie. Her greatest passion is creating in the kitchen and making deliciously comforting recipes for the everyday home cook!

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