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Rich, Smooth Chocolate Milk Pudding

Dinah Bucholz
Recipe from The Unofficial Harry Potter Cookbook
Course Dessert, Snack, treat
Servings 6 servings


  • ½ cup white sugar
  • ¼ cup cornstarch
  • 2 tbsp cocoa powder
  • tsp salt
  • 2 ½ cups whole milk
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 6 oz. bittersweet chocolate melted
  • ¼ stick butter melted (2 tbsp)
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract


  • Whisk together cocoa powder, cornstarch, sugar, and salt in a small saucepan.
  • Mix in heavy cream and milk.
  • Cook over medium-high heat while constantly stirring. Keep stirring until the cocoa powder is dissolved.
  • Once it's dissolved, remove from heat and add in the melted chocolate.
  • Return to the heat, and cook until the mixture thickens and bubbles. Be sure to stir gently at this stage.
  • Remove the pan from the heat once more. Add in the butter and vanilla, and stir until completely dissolved.
  • Strain the pudding into a bowl. Cover it with plastic wrap, and chill until it's set.
Keyword chocolate, chocolate pudding, Harry Potter, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, milk pudidng, pudding