Thursday, April 16, 2009

Vintage Recipe Thursday -- 4th Weekly Edition Chocolate Pudding Recipes

Vintage Recipe Thursday is meant to preserve out-of-print, copyright-free recipes from old cookbooks, magazines, newspapers or your own original vintage family recipes. You're invited! Get the details by clicking to the Vintage Recipe Thursday Homepage. I post recipes from the Searchlight Recipe Book, first published in 1931. My 16th printing is from 1943. What will you post?

Welcome back to Vintage Recipe Thursday!

I have more chocolate recipes for you. This time I am sharing two chocolate pudding recipes, and one of them is a prize winner.

YOU are next!
I'll put your link below if you want to participate.

Remember to visit the other participants of Vintage Recipe Thursday.

Love chocolate? Join us for the Joy Of Chocolate Roundup on April 20th.

Prize Winning Chocolate Pudding Recipe
2 1/2 Squares Chocolate
3 Tablespoons Butter
2/3 Cup Sugar
1 Egg, Well Beaten
2 1/4 Cups Flour
4 Teaspoons Baking Powder
1/8 Teaspoon Salt
1 Cup Milk

Melt chocolate over hot water. Cream butter with sugar. Add egg. Beat thoroughly. Sift flour, measure, and sift with baking powder and salt. Add alternately with milk to first mixture. Add chocolate. Pour into well-buttered mold. Cover. Steam 30 minutes. Serve with any desired sauce.
Submitted to Household Searchlight Magazine by M.G. Maley, Sewickley, Pa.

Chocolate Fruit Pudding
3 Squares Chocolate
2 Cups Milk
1 1/2 Tablespoons Gelatin
1/2 Cup Cold Water
1 Cup Sugar
1/8 Teaspoon Salt
1/2 Cup Chopped Dates
1/2 Cup Seedless Raisins
1/4 Cup Chopped Nuts
1 Teaspoon Vanilla (or Vanilla Flavoring)

Combine chocolate and milk. Heat in double boiler until chocolate is melted. Beat until blended. Soften gelatin in water. Add sugar and salt. Mix well. Add to chocolate mixture. Stir until gelatin is thoroughly dissolved. Chill until slightly thickened. Add fruits, nuts, and flavoring. Stir until well blended. Pour into molds. Chill until firm. Unmold. Garnish with sweetened whipped cream. 6 Servings.

  • Don't forget to enter my GIVEAWAY for a great new book:

  • Does CHOCOLATE make you happy??!!
Join my next recipe roundup
Joy Of Chocolate Roundup
Click the link for details.


  1. I see you're getting ready for the round up. These both sound great! Here's mine,

  2. Tamy: Yes, chocolate is a vegetable too. ;-) Thanks for your recipe, Tamy.

  3. Yum! Chocolate pudding! I have never made it from scratch! I will have to give it a try! Thanks for sharing!

  4. Hoosier Homemade: You're welcome, Liz! I'm glad to be sharing. I'm on my way to your blog. I love everything homemade!

  5. mmm, pudding! my favorite to make @ home is butterscotch yum! I'll remember to share that recipe sometime too :D

    Here's my post for today, sorry I'm so late!

  6. Bean: Thank you! Hurry up cake is what I need these days. We are all so busy! Glad you are participating. Do share your butterscotch pudding recipe -- I love butterscotch.


Let's build a friendly community. Thank you for leaving a comment. :-)