Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Works For Me Wednesday - Chocolate Pudding


I haven't done a Works for me Wednesday post in many months, but yesterday I discovered something that was so cool, I want to share!

I needed to use up some milk that was near its end, so I decided to make a trifle with pudding, graham crackers, and marshmallows. But when I got into the cabinet, I found that I only had one box of instant pudding. I knew 2 cups wasn't going to be enough for the dessert I wanted, so I decided to experiment. I made the instant chocolate pudding, but I used THREE cups of milk instead of the two as directed on the package. I followed the directions to stir it for 2 minutes and then set it in the refrigerator.

To my delight, I had 3 cups of perfect pudding! It was nicely thickened and made a fabulous trifle! Nobody noticed a taste difference in the extra, so from now on I'm going to stretch my instant pudding mix into 3 cups instead of 2. Give it a try - and get 50% more pudding for your money! It definitely works for me!!

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6 comments:

Tristan said...

Great tip! I'm off to try it with my brood! Thank you.

UnfinishedMom said...

This is a fantastic tip. I love new ways to stretch my food budget. Thanks!

Life is Good said...

So this would actually be a more healthy version then too, right. cause there would be less sugar and pudding stuff per serving, and more milk.
hmmm...

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Just Jennifer said...

Very cool idea. :)

Christy said...

Brilliant! I cannot wait to try this. One box was never quite enough for my crowd - the extra will be perfect!