Use this tag when discussing the sweet, milk-based dessert or snack, similar to a custard. In the UK, these are commonly referred to as "custard", "blancmange", or "jelly" depending on how they are thickened. This tag should not be used to refer to general desserts, sponges like bread pudding (see ...

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Cream or butter in a pudding

I wish to know what would be the difference between using cream or butter in a pudding. I have never used cream instead of butter and do not even know if maybe both can be used at the same time?
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Using eggs in pudding - yolks vs whole eggs

I wish to know what would be the difference between using only egg yolks in a pudding, compared to using whole eggs? Yes, there are other questions on this site, asking what is the difference between ...
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Vanilla Pudding: Could someone explain this recipe to me?

Recipe in question Ingredients 1/3 cup granulated sugar 2 tablespoons cornstarch 1/4 teaspoon fine salt 2 1/4 cups whole milk 3 large egg yolks, lightly beaten 3 tablespoons unsalted ...
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Can I mix multiple types of pudding powder?

I would like to create a pudding with vanilla + cocoa pudding powder, from the same brand. Can I combine the two safely(cooking them all at once)?
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Custard Pudding tasting like raw eggs

So this is my first time trying to make a custard pudding(I've watched a video). And of course it came out looking horrible but I left it on the stove for 30mins. I used 2 eggs and 250ml of milk and ...
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Can you thicken a pudding just by reducing?

Pretty simple question I hope. I am trying to recreate a recipe I made several years ago using heavy cream, lindemans framboise lambic, raspberry puree, and sugar. I don't recall using any thickeners ...
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Can I accelerate the prep time for small tapioca pearls?

I've got a package of Reese small pearl tapioca in front of me, ready to make tapioca pudding, but I forgot to factor in the recommended overnight soak. Is it possible to accelerate the process by ...
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Choc pudding, cook & serve hasn't thickened

I cooked it for 30 min over medium high heat, stirring frequently. I used 2% milk. It didn't thicken completely, but eventually I removed it from heat, thinking it would thicken in the fridge. It ...
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What flavors complement pistachio (pudding specifically)? [closed]

My department at work is having a potluck holiday lunch, and I've settled on making something really easy and low-effort: a pistachio pudding pie. Instant pudding in a store-bought crust actually ...
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How does pudding make cake moister?

I've got a recipe that calls for adding a box of instant pudding mix to a box of cake mix (along with eggs, water, and oil) to make a cake moister. And there are lots of cake mixes that proclaim ...
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When to add vanilla beans to a sauce?

I would like to make a simple vanilla sauce for my cake. So far, my idea is to cook a sweet cream pudding (using a pudding mix from a bag), and then enrich it with ground vanilla beans. At what stage ...
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Butterscotch Pudding Clumps

Excellent butterscotch pudding has been a Holy Grail of mine for forever. I have an idea of exactly what I want, but I've never accomplished it. Either the flavor isn't rich enough, or it's clumpy. ...
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How to get instant pudding to come out smooth?

How can you make instant chocolate pudding come out smooth and even consistency instead of having little chocolatey clumps in it? Could something be wrong with my technique? The box says to beat ...
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What is the magic in packaged pudding mixes?

I have tried making pudding from recipes that have cornstarch and one with flour. Neither has the same smoothness of the cooked packaged mixes. What is the magic in the packaged mix? I am looking for ...
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What should be the tooth of banana pudding pie?

Last night I made a vegan banana pudding pie for Pi Day, and despite the quality of the pie as a pie, I was left wondering if I had gotten the pudding texture right. I had anticipated something a bit ...
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Can I substitute agar-agar for gelatin in pudding?

Can china grass (agar-agar) be substituted in place of gelatin when making pudding? Or is there any other ingredient i could use as a substitute that could give me better results?
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fat-free pudding

I would like to make fat-free pudding like Jello fat-free pudding mix, but I don't want to use a box mix. Is there a way to make fat-free pudding from scratch? For example, chocolate pudding recipes ...
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What type of Rice is best for Indian Style Rice Pudding?

What type of Rice is best for Indian Style Rice Pudding?
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How do you make 'Rabri'?

It's an Indian, or to be more specific, Bengali pudding. Its milky with sheets/pieces of something akin to 'hard milk'. I've never seen a recipe for it and the Wikipedia article is vague indeed.
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how to fix pudding that got extra sweet?

i have made the chocolate pudding and accidentally added loads of sugar..now it is too sweet n too sticky..what can i do with it except throwing it out?
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How to change the texture of pudding?

I made this recipe today that involves making instant pudding with chocolate ice cream instead of milk. It was supposed to come out as a super chocolaty mouse but it tasted a little grainy, like not ...