Homemade Vanilla Pudding

Homemade Vanilla Pudding | Real Food RN
Homemade Vanilla Pudding | Real Food RN

When I was a kid, my mom had the big red Betty Crocker Cookbook with all the old vintage photos of food. I loved to page through the well-worn pages and look at all the strange jello mold desserts and salads with unrecognizable ingredients. The pictures were always amusing to me, but the recipes were anything but strange…they were downright delicious! Basic home-cooking.

My favorite recipe in that book has always been the homemade vanilla pudding! So easy to make, filled with healthy fats, and had the richest buttery flavor. I would eat the entire bowl full if they let me! What a great way to get your kids eating egg yolks, whole milk, and butter! I had to clean the recipe up a bit by getting rid of GMO cornstarch and GMO beet sugar, but the recipe still tastes the same. Enjoy!

Homemade Vanilla Pudding | Real Food RN

Homemade Vanilla Pudding

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes

So easy to make, filled with healthy fats, and has the richest buttery flavor.

Ingredients

Instructions

    1. In a small saucepan, add the sugar, arrowroot, and salt.
    2. Whisk dry ingredients together.
    3. Pour in milk while whisking continuously so the arrowroot powder does not clump.
    4. Over medium heat, whisk continuously until the liquid begins to thicken and comes to a boil (usually about 10 minutes).
    5. Continue to stir briskly for one more minute (this is important because if you don’t go the extra minute it will not be thick enough).
    6. Remove from heat and pour a small amount into a dish with the egg yolks, stir well to combine, and then add back into the pudding.
    7. Stir in butter and vanilla.
    8. Pour into serving dishes.
    9. Let sit for 10 minutes before serving, or cover and refrigerate. A skin may form on top of the pudding when refrigerated, this is normal and completely edible.

CLICK HERE to Pin this Recipe

Homemade Vanilla Pudding | Real Food RN
Skip to Recipe

5 ways to get yourself on a healthy path, today.

This FREE ebook offers 5 quick tips to getting on a road to health, today. Inside, you will find valuable resources to help and inspire you along the way.

Get your FREE copy of this great resource now!

    By submitting your email for this ebook, you also agree to be signed up for the Real Food RN newsletter and other Real Food RN emails. Your information is never sold or given away by Real Food RN.

    [i]
    [i]