Recipe By Erin Conley
Published Jun 19th
Pudding in a Mug
Prep 5m Cook 3m Additional - Ready In 8m
Servings 1 serving Calories 199.7

For those cravings that need to be answered fast. This is a quick single-serving answer. Watch closely while heating to prevent boil over.

Recipe Ingredients

  • ½ cup milk
  • ½ (1 ounce) square semisweet baking chocolate
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 dash salt

Cooking Directions

  1. 1 Place milk and chocolate in a 12-ounce microwave-safe mug or a 2-cup glass measuring cup.
  2. 2 Microwave on High until hot but not boiling, 60 to 90 seconds. Stir to melt chocolate.
  3. 3 Stir cornstarch, sugar, and salt together in a small bowl; blend into the milk mixture.
  4. 4 Microwave on High for 30 seconds, stir, and continue to heat until mixture thickens and just begins to boil, about 15 seconds more.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 199.7
  • Carbohydrate 31.1 g
  • Cholesterol 9.8 mg
  • Fat 6.9 g
  • Fiber 1 g
  • Protein 5 g
  • Saturated Fat 4 g
  • Sodium 438.1 mg
  • Sugar 25.2 g


  1. The only thing I would change is the sugar amount to about a teaspoon more (this might have just been me but it was a bit too bitter). Still delicious though!
  2. Surprisingly good. Had no chocolate so I used cocoa powder and a little oil as the can suggested. Stirred it all in a mug and microwaved in 30 second increments stirring in between until it got thick. Ate it hot; who can wait for it to chill?
  3. the flavor is great and I love the portion size. I used chocolate chips. Although the cornstarch clumped a little so next time I will add it to the chocolate chips before adding the milk. very good pudding though!
  4. This recipe did not work for me at all and I have no idea why. I followed the directions exactly.
  5. This is quick and easy. My family loved it and it was an easy snack to teach my son to make. I used 1oz of semi sweet chocolate chips and they worked perfectly. Half of my family threw it into the fridge to cool down and the others ate it warm.
  6. This recipe was amazing. I LOVE chocolate and we were out of baking chocolate so I used chocolate chips. It worked perfectly with the chocolate chips substitution! Definitely making again.
  7. Tastes good consistency is good but MAKE SURE TO COVER mine exploded in the microwave
  8. I love it!! The consistency is great make sure to stir all the lumps out when making it though. I didn't have any chocolate squares though so I used I/8 (1 ounce) of semi sweet chips and it was delicious!! Be careful when it comes out of the microwave it's very hot.
  9. This was delicious however I had to make it slightly different my microwave broke this morning so I did it over the stove top which I find works better for puddings anyways. As well I had no semisweet chocolate so I used cocoa powder. All in all it worked out fine and was a good - Read more ...