Black and White Puddings

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Title: Black and White Puddings
Yield: 4 Servings
Categories: Holidays, Desserts, Puddings, Microwave


------------------------------VANILLA PUDDING------------------------------
3 tb Sugar
2 tb Cornstarch
1 c Low-fat (2%) milk
1 sm Egg, lightly beaten
1 ts Vanilla extract

-----------------------------CHOCOLATE PUDDING-----------------------------
3 tb Sugar
2 tb Cornstarch
1 c Low-fat (2%) milk
1 sm Egg, lightly beaten
1 1-oz square semisweet
-chocolate, finely chopped
1/2 c Fresh strawberries or
-raspberries (opt.)

1. Prepare Vanilla Pudding: In 1-quart microwave-safe bowl, combine sugar
and cornstarch. Stir in milk until well blended and cornstarch is
dissolved. Microwave, uncovered, on high (100 percent) 2 1/2 to 3 minutes,
or until mixture boils and thickens, whisking after every minute. Stir in
egg until well blended. Microwave on medium (50 percent) 30 seconds; stir
in vanilla and set aside.

2. Prepare Chocolate Pudding as in step 1, substituting the chocolate for
vanilla. Stir chocolate into pudding mixture until completely melted and

3. Set aside Vanilla and Chocolate Puddings until barely warm. Pour one
quarter of each pudding simultaneously into each of 4 small dessert bowls.
With fork, swirl each pudding mixture to marbleize. Refrigerate Black and
White Puddings at least 40 minutes. Garnish with berries, if desired, and

Country Living/December/92 Scanned & fixed by Di Pahl &