June 26 – National Chocolate Pudding Day

National Chocolate Pudding Day

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Food Facts on Pudding

  • “Pudding” is a generic term for “dessert.”
  • Pudding is usually cooked on the stovetop and then chilled to a texture like custard.
  • Pudding can be eaten as a snack or dessert. It is also used as a filling for chocolate pie.
  • Modern chocolate puddings are usually made with milk, sugar and flavored with chocolate or vanilla. It is thickened with a starch. Sometimes eggs are still used when making chocolate pudding.
  • Jell-O brand pudding introduced chocolate pudding in 1936, way after the fruity flavors were popular.