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How good is the milk pudding: this is how it is prepared

Milk pudding

Milk pudding is a fresh spoon dessert that's really easy to make. Here are all the secrets of the recipe!

Milk pudding is a really good dessert, perfect for those looking for a delicious dessert to serve at the end of a meal or for a different snack than usual . Compared to many other recipes, it is not necessary to use isinglass or other gelling agents.

The basic recipe can be changed according to taste: you can flavor the milk with lemon or orange peel, you can serve the pudding with strawberries or other fresh seasonal fruit. Below we explain how to prepare egg-free milk pudding for a light snack and more!

Milk pudding
Milk pudding

Preparation of the milk pudding

  1. To prepare the light milk pudding, put the milk and the sifted cornstarch in a saucepan . Add the sugar and mix gently with a hand whisk. Put the saucepan on the stove and cook over a low flame without ever stopping stirring.
  2. Continue this until the milk begins to thicken . Pour the pudding into special pudding molds or single portion cups .
  3. Let it cool first at room temperature and then in the refrigerator until ready to serve. Decorate as desired with fresh seasonal fruit or topping.

Milk pudding with eggs

The variants that we propose are really super greedy.

  • 250 g of milk
  • 60 g of sugar
  • 20 g of cornstarch
  • 2 eggs
  1. Heat the milk and cornstarch in a saucepan over medium heat. Wait for the mixture to boil then turn off the heat and set aside.
  2. Separately, beat the egg yolks with the sugar and whip the egg whites until stiff with a pinch of salt.
  3. Add the beaten egg yolks and whipped egg whites to the cream of milk and cornstarch. Gently mix from bottom to top and pour the mixture into a container suitable for cooking in a bain-marie.
  4. Cook the mixture in a double boiler until the cream thickens. Distribute it a little at a time in cups or molds and leave to rest in the refrigerator.

Gratinated milk pudding

To give your pudding an extra touch, you can put it in the oven so that a delicious crust forms on the surface. Whether you prepare it with or without eggs, you can sprinkle the surface of the puddings with a little sugar and then put them in the oven, immediately after filling the molds, at 180 ° C just the time necessary for the crust to form.


The pudding thus prepared can be stored in the refrigerator for 1-2 days after preparation.

At this point we cannot fail to recommend the recipe for the delicious chocolate pudding !

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