The chocolate pudding is a tasty dessert to be eaten at breakfast or when you feel like a special snack. The recipe that we propose is prepared with a few simple ingredients to allow you to consume this little dessert even if you are following a diet, for example before an intense workout. It contains only 20 grams of sugar per 500 ml of milk , a paltry amount that makes it particularly suitable for those who want to reduce the amount of sugar in their diet.
Nutritional properties of chocolate pudding
The chocolate , especially the dark and even the extra-shallow one, used in this recipe, is a source of antioxidants that is precious to our body. For this reason it is not uncommon to see this food appear even within dietary regimes. Its polyphenolic compounds are able to counteract the action of free radicals, the cause of cellular aging. Chocolate also plays a regulatory role in the cardiovascular system: it reduces LDL cholesterol levels and improves circulation.
Moreover, this food also benefits psychophysically. It stimulates anandamide , a neuroregulator and serotonin , a neurotransmitter that regulates good mood, which is why it is said to be excellent in cases of depression or a simple bad mood.
The bitter cocoa contained in the pudding shares the same properties as chocolate and makes this cake rich in taste and flavor.
The cow’s milk , but you can also choose a vegetable drink, is a food rich in proteins, vitamins and minerals. Its composition makes it a precious food, nutritious and rich in calcium, an important mineral in many phases of life. During childhood and adolescence to develop skeletal muscle structure, in adulthood to counteract the paralogies of demineralization, such as osteoporosis.
Find out how to prepare chocolate pudding
Preparation time 5 minutes
Cooking time 3 minutes
Passive Time 5 hours
Portions 5 puddings
Calories per Person 106
Total Calories 530
500 ml skimmed milk
20 g sugar
10 g bitter cocoa powder
50 g extra dark chocolate
12 g agar agar
Pour the milk into a saucepan, add the sugar, the cocoa and mix with a whisk.
Then add the agar agar, mix thoroughly, then place the mixture on the heat and boil for a few minutes, stirring constantly.
Then turn off the heat and add the previously chopped chocolate, stir to dissolve it, pour into molds for single portion puddings, leave to cool in the refrigerator for at least 5 hours.
Turn out on serving dishes and serve with raspberries or the fruit you prefer.