Healthy Pumpkin Pudding

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Prep Time: 
15 minutes prep, 30 minutes chill
Number of Servings: 
6
Recipe Source: 

Reprinted with permission from The Pumpkin Pie Spice Cookbook © 2014 by Stephanie Pedersen, Sterling Publishing Co.

Photo by BLM Photography.

Ingredients: 
  • 2 c 2% milk  
  • 3/4 c dark brown sugar
  • 1/4 c cornstarch
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 c pumpkin puree
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pumpkin-pie spice
     
Directions: 
  1. In a large saucepan, whisk milk, sugar, and cornstarch; bring to a boil. Boil 3 minutes, whisking constantly.
  2. In a large bowl, beat eggs with a whisk. Gradually add half of the hot milk mixture to the beaten eggs.
  3. Add milk-egg mixture to pan and cook over medium heat 3 minutes, or until thick, whisking constantly.
  4. Remove from heat; stir in pumpkin, salt, and pumpkin-pie spice.
  5. Spoon evenly into 6 custard cups.
  6. Let cool, and chill for about 30 minutes, or until pudding is set.
     
Notes: 

Easier to make than pumpkin pie, this simple pudding is healthy enough to enjoy for breakfast.