Homemade Chocolate Pudding with Date Swirls

Homemade Chocolate Pudding with Date Swirls

Recommended Date Swirls -  Banana Date, Blueberry Date


  • 1 Cup Granulated Sugar
  • 1/2 Cup Unsweetened Cocoa Powder
  • 1/4 Cup Cornstarch
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Salt
  • 4 Cups Cold Whole Milk
  • 2 Tablespoons Unsalted Butter
  • 2 Teaspoons Vanilla Extract
  • Darious Date Swirls, Chopped
  • Optional Toppings: Fresh Fruit and Whipped Cream



  1. In a heavy saucepan, whisk together the sugar, cocoa, cornstarch, and salt until combined.
  2. Gradually add the milk, whisking until no lumps remain.
  3. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly for 1-2 minutes until thickened.
  4. Remove from heat.
  5. Stir in the butter and vanilla extract.
  6. Allow mixture to cool completely, stirring occasionally to avoid a skin forming. 
  7. Pour into individual serving glasses.
  8. Top with chopped Darious Date Swirls, fruit and whipped cream. Yum!