Where rich chocolate meets orange zest! You will surely wow your guests with this recipe. Added bonus? Substitute sugar for a substitute to lower the sugar count.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine


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  • In a medium saucepan, combine sugar, cornstarch, and cocoa powder. Gradually stir in milk. Cook and stir over medium heat until thickened and bubbly; reduce heat. Cook and stir for 2 minutes more. Remove from heat. Gradually stir about 1/4 cup of the hot milk mixture into egg. Gradually stir in another 1/4 cup of the milk mixture into egg. Add egg mixture and chocolate to the remaining milk mixture in saucepan. Bring to a gentle boil, whisking constantly; reduce heat. Cook and whisk for 2 minutes more. Remove from heat.

  • Whisk in vegetable oil spread, vanilla, and orange peel. Place saucepan in a very large bowl half-filled with ice water. Whisk pudding constantly for 2 minutes to cool quickly. Transfer pudding to a medium bowl. Cover surface of pudding with plastic wrap. Chill in the refrigerator for 2 to 24 hours.

  • Spoon pudding into dessert dishes. If desired, garnish with kumquat slices and/or whipped dessert topping.


Tip: We do not recommend sugar substitutes for this recipe.

Nutrition Facts

195.8 calories; protein 6g 12% DV; carbohydrates 30g 10% DV; exchange other carbs 2; dietary fiber 0.9g 4% DV; sugars 25g; fat 5.5g 9% DV; saturated fat 2.8g 14% DV; cholesterol 2.2mg 1% DV; vitamin a iu 476.6IU 10% DV; vitamin c 0.5mg 1% DV; folate 5.6mcg 1% DV; calcium 166.4mg 17% DV; iron 1mg 6% DV; magnesium 25.8mg 9% DV; potassium 230.1mg 6% DV; sodium 101.5mg 4% DV.