Looking for the best vegan chocolate pudding? This dairy free chocolate pudding recipe is a delicious alternative to the traditional variety.
This dairy-free chocolate pudding is so delicious, you’d never know that it contains no added sugar! It’s also full of good-for-you ingredients.
I love cooking with my husband, Lawrence. One of the many things I love about him is that he’s really creative in the kitchen. In fact, he helped me come up with this tasty dessert idea.
To make this dairy-free chocolate pudding, you’ll need a few things:
Bananas: I eat a lot of bananas. I always have a bunch at the ready in the kitchen, and I often grab one when I’m running out the door. A banana is the perfect portable fruit, as it doesn’t get crushed as easily as some other options.
Powdered peanut butter and cocoa powder: These ingredients add natural sweetness, without any added sugar. You also get filling protein from the peanut butter.
Coconut: This is optional but adds some nice crunch and additional sweetness to the dairy-free chocolate pudding recipe.
Helpful kitchen tools
These items will make it easier to make this dairy-free chocolate pudding recipe:
In a mixing bowl, use a potato masher to mash bananas.
Add in powdered peanut butter and cocoa powder,
then stir with water. Add more water, if needed.
Stir to combine.
Top with coconut.
The vegan coconut pudding takes just minutes to make, plus it’s sweetened with unsweetened cocoa powder and has no added sugar.
Lawrence and I really enjoy the healthy chocolate pudding alongside steamed milk. You can steam any type of milk or milk alternative, such as almond milk. I hope you enjoy this gluten-free chocolate pudding as much as we do!
Just about any type of non-dairy milk can be used as an ingredient to make pudding. This dairy-free chocolate pudding recipe doesn’t contain any type of milk, but many dairy-free pudding recipes do contain milk.
The fat in milk provides a creamy texture to pudding. You’ll want to look for a dairy-free milk alternative that contains some fat. The best non-dairy milks for pudding are oat, soy, or coconut milk.
There are many different ingredients that you can substitute for milk in pudding. First, you can use plant-based milk as a substitute.
Try coconut milk, almond milk, soy milk, almond milk, or cashew milk. Note that you can use water as a substitute for milk in pudding as well!
Instant pudding mix is typically dairy free in and of itself, but the instructions almost always call for mixing it with milk.
While you can substitute that for a non-dairy milk or water, I recommend making your own pudding at home, like this dairy-free chocolate pudding recipe!
Making DIY vegan chocolate pudding will give you better control over the ingredients and you can make it according to your preferences.
More dairy-free chocolate recipes
Love cooking with cocoa powder? If you love to bake gluten free, also give my dark chocolate avocado chocolate brownies a taste!
And if you’re looking for other vegan recipes, try my
- Chocolate Chip Vegan Cookie Dough
- Chocolate Almond Butter Protein Balls
- Chocolate Nice Cream
- Vegan Avocado Chocolate Mousse
- Vegan Chocolate Prune Smoothie
Dairy-Free Chocolate Pudding
- 2 bananas, ripe
- ¼ cup powdered peanut butter
- 2 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder
- ¼ cup water
- 2 tbsp shredded coconut
- In a mixing bowl, use a potato masher to mash bananas.
- Mix in powdered peanut butter and cocoa powder, then stir with water. Add more water, if needed.
- Top with coconut.
I’d love to hear from you! Let me know if you make this dairy-free chocolate pudding recipe.
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