Lately I've had a couple major cravings. One is spinach. Seriously, in a smoothie or straight out of the bag. And Rusty's actually joined me with the open bag.
Another craving has been chocolate. Ideally, warm chocolate. Plus the desire to make a dirt cake, which calls for pudding...Trader Joe's no longer sells their packs which are dairy-free. *insert sad face. Thus the recipe.
I found a recipe in the Azure recipe book and changed it a bit for my tastes. Turned out like chocolate pudding! EASY, gluten-free and possibly dairy-free, AND without the additives you get from store bought packs. Here it is:
1/3 cup sugar
1/3 cup cocoa powder
2 Tbsp arrowroot powder
pinch of salt
2 cups coconut milk (or almond/soy/cow milk - I used a whole can of full fat coconut milk + goat milk to equal the 2 cups)
2 eggs, whipped
1 Tbsp coconut oil (or butter)
1 1/2 tsp vanilla
Mix sugar, cocoa powder, arrowroot powder and salt in saucepan, gradually stir in milk with flame on medium. Stir until mixture thickens and boils. Boil about 1 minute them remove from heat. Add 1/2 of hot mixture to the whipped eggs and mix thoroughly. Pour all back in with the rest of the hot mixture and bring back to a boil, stirring for 1 minute. Remove from heat. Stir in coconut oil and vanilla.
Vwala! Yummy, homemade (dairy-free) chocolate pudding!