Chocolate Pudding

Amount   Measure   Ingredient -- Preparation Method
--------   ------------   --------------------------------
1/2   cup   sugar
1/3   cup   cocoa powder
7   ounces   bittersweet chocolate -- chopped
3   tablespoons   cornstarch
1/8   teaspoon   salt
2   cups   2% low-fat milk
2   tablespoons   unsalted butter
1   teaspoon  vanilla extract
In a heavy saucepan over medium heat combine sugar, cocoa, cornstarch, and salt. Gradually add milk.

Bring to a boil stirring constantly until thickened.

Remove from heat and add chocolate, butter, and vanilla. Stir until chocolate and butter are melted and thoroughly combined.

Pour into serving dishes and refrigerate.

NOTES : To keep a film from forming on pudding cover with plastic wrap and press to cover the pudding.

Makes 6 servings
Per Serving: 340 Calories; 24g Fat (55.7% calories from fat); 7g Protein; 36g Carbohydrate; 7g Dietary Fiber; 16mg Cholesterol; 92mg Sodium. Exchanges: 1 Grain (Starch); 1/2 Lean Meat; 1/2 Non-Fat Milk; 5 Fat; 1 Other Carbohydrates.
 
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