Blueberry and Cocoa Pudding: A Healthy Dessert

May 11, 2020
Blueberries provide your body with a good dose of vitamins. Include them in your diet with these easy recipes.

Are you looking for a delicious and easy dessert? If so, keep reading this post! We’ll share three recipes to make a delicious blueberry and cocoa pudding at home.

Blueberries provide vitamins A, B9, C, and K, which is why they’re recommended for a healthy diet. Take advantage of this fruit season to buy them fresh and at the best price at the store. If they’re not the season, you can always get them frozen.

Blueberry and cocoa pudding

1. Recipe with fresh cheese

Blueberries in a heart-shaped bowl.
In addition to being a delicious fruit, blueberries are very beneficial to your heart health.

This blueberry and cocoa pudding turns out super smooth and moist. It’s perfect to serve as a dessert or to have with your coffee. You can add chocolate chips, whipped cream, or chocolate syrup to this next recipe if you want.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 cup of flour
  • 115 g. of cream cheese
  • 1/3 cup of cocoa
  • 115 g. of butter
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 1/2 cup of sugar
  • Baking powder
  • 2 cups of blueberries
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • Vanilla extract (as much as you need)

Preparation

  1. First, sift the flour together with the baking powder, salt, and cocoa. Set to the side.
  2. Then, grease and flour the pudding mold.
  3. After that, mix the butter with the sugar until you get a smooth mixture.
  4. Add the eggs one by one, mixing continuously.
  5. Next, add the cream cheese and vanilla extract. Mix well.
  6. Add the dry ingredients and fold them in with a wooden spoon until you have a lumpy dough. Don’t mix too much to avoid activating the gluten in the dough, since then the blueberry and cocoa pudding will come out dry.
  7. Add the blueberries and fold them in.
  8. Then, pour the pudding in the mold and bake in the oven preheated to 160 °C (320 °F), until a toothpick comes out clean when you poke it (about an hour).
  9. Finally, it’s ready to serve with some fresh blueberries on top!

You might be interested in: How to Make Delicious Homemade Ice Cream

2. Blueberry and cocoa pudding recipe with a baguette

This blueberry and cocoa pudding with a baguette is one of our favorites because it’s a thrifty recipe. You can use the leftover pieces of bread from your meals to make a simply delicious dessert.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup of fat-free milk
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons of cream
  • 1 egg
  • 3 1/2 tablespoons of powdered cocoa without sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon of vanilla
  • 2 cups of bread cut into cubes
  • 2 cups of blueberries

Preparation

  1. First, mix the milk, cocoa powder, egg, and vanilla in a bowl until you get a smooth mixture.
  2. Then, add the bread and mix it again. Let sit for half an hour so the bread softens.
  3. Next, add the blueberries to the mixture.
  4. Grease and flour the pudding mold.
  5. After that, pour the mixture in the mold and bake at 180 °C (356 °C) for 30 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean when poked in.
  6. Serve the blueberry and cocoa pudding with chocolate syrup and blueberries on top.

Make this too: How to Make a Blueberry Cheesecake

3. Pudding with blueberry sauce recipe

Glass of blueberry sauce with blueberries in the background.
In addition to whole blueberries, you can make a sauce to add a juicy touch to your creation.

If you want to take your blueberry and cocoa pudding to the next level, try the recipe below. The pudding recipe isn’t too different, but the blueberry sauce will add a distinct, juicy touch.

Ingredients for the pudding

  • 140 g. of flour
  • 180 g. of sugar
  • 2 tablespoons of cocoa powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon of baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon of baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon of salt
  • 114 g. of unsalted butter
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • 125 ml of milk
  • 2 cups of blueberries

Ingredients for the sauce

  • 240 g. of sugar
  • 115 g. of dark chocolate
  • 2 tablespoons of cocoa powder
  • 1 tablespoon of corn starch
  • 180 ml. of cream
  • 125 ml. of water
  • 2 cups of blueberries

Blueberry and cocoa pudding preparation

  1. First, sift the flour with the cocoa, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Set to the side.
  2. Then, put the oven rack in the center and preheat to 180 °C (356 °F).
  3. Next, grease and flour the pudding mold. Set to the side.
  4. Mix the butter with the sugar until you get a homogeneous mixture.
  5. After that, add the vanilla extract and the egg.
  6. Add the dry ingredients, alternating with milk while you mix slowly.
  7. Then, add two cups of blueberries and mix gently with a wooden spoon.
  8. Pour the mixture in the mold. You can also pour it in muffin molds if you need your dessert quickly since it will cook faster that way. Set to the side.

Blueberry sauce preparation

  1. First, grab a large pot and pour the sugar, cocoa, and corn starch into it. Mix well.
  2. Add the dark chocolate, cream, water, and the last two cups of blueberries. Heat over medium heat, stirring continuously.
  3. When the mix starts to boil, lower the heat and cook for a minute, while still stirring continuously.

Final preparation

  1. Pour the sauce on the pudding.
  2. Bake for 45 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean when you poke it in.
  3. Serve the blueberry and cocoa pudding hot or cold. It’s delicious either way!

Which of these three blueberry and cocoa pudding recipes will you try first? They’re all delicious, juicy, and flavorful. You have to try them!

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