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.