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Chocolate Espresso Pudding
CHOCOLATE ESPRESSO PUDDING
Starbucks Restaurant Copycat Recipe
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1/4 cup cornstarch
3 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa
1 tablespoon instant coffee granules
1/8 teaspoon salt
2 cups fat free soy milk
2 ounces bittersweet chocolate, chopped
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Combine first 5 ingredients in a medium, heavy saucepan, and stir well with a whisk. Gradually stir in milk, and bring to a boil over medium heat. Reduce heat, and simmer 1 mint or until thick. Remove from heat, and add chocolate, stirring until melted. Stir in vanilla. Pour about 1/2 cup pudding into each of 4 dessert dishes; cover surface of pudding with plastic wrap. Chill at least 4 hours. Remove plastic wrap to serve.