Dairy-Free Chocolate Pudding with Raspberry Infusion


This is one seriously fudgy dairy-free chocolate pudding. It has a double dose of chocolate (dairy-free cocoa and chocolate chips), along with a delicious infusion of fresh raspberries for a special summery treat. I originally created it for So Delicious Dairy Free a few years ago, in honor of National Chocolate Pudding Day, and thought it timely to update it today!

Dairy-Free Chocolate Pudding with Raspberry Infusion - the recipe is soy-free, nut-free, gluten-free & vegan, too!

Go Dairy Free - The Guide and Cookbook for Milk Allergies, Lactose Intolerance and Casein-Free LivingInspired by Gail Davis’s vegan chocolate pudding, this dairy-free chocolate pudding takes just 10 minutes to whip up on the stovetop and makes a perfect cool treat in summer. Simply top it with the fresh raspberries, layer it into a parfait, or even freeze it into pudding pops!

Coconut milk beverage works like a dream in pudding thanks to its naturally rich consistency that seems comparable to 2% dairy milk or even whole milk. I always have unsweetened plain milk alternative on hand, so that is my beverage of choice in this dairy-free chocolate pudding. If you prefer, you can take Gail’s lead and use chocolate coconut milk beverage for a triple chocoholic dose. Just be sure to adjust the sweetener accordingly.

Dairy-Free Chocolate Pudding with Raspberry Infusion - the recipe is soy-free, nut-free, gluten-free & vegan, too!This dairy-free chocolate pudding recipe post is sponsored by So Delicious Dairy Free. Yes, you can thank them for all of this chocolaty goodness!

Special Diet Notes & Options: Raspberry Dairy-Free Chocolate Pudding

By ingredients, this recipe is dairy-free / non-dairy, egg-free, gluten-free, nut-free, peanut-free, soy-free, vegan / plant-based, vegetarian, and all around allergy-friendly.

For corn-free dairy-free pudding, you can substitute the cornstarch with arrowroot starch or tapioca starch, though it will yield a slightly different result.

Dairy-Free Chocolate Pudding with Raspberry Infusion
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I created this recipe on National Chocolate Pudding Day (June 26th) for So Delicious Dairy Free. It highlights the richness of their coconut milk beverage, which is so perfect for pudding!
Serves: 4 servings
  1. Place the coconut milk beverage, ⅓ cup raspberries, cornstarch, cocoa powder, and salt in a blender, and puree until smooth.
  2. Pour the mixture into a saucepan, whisk in the honey or agave, and bring to a boil over medium heat. Bubble, while whisking, for 3 minutes. Remove from the heat and whisk in the chocolate chips and vanilla until smooth.
  3. Let cool to room temperature, spoon into an airtight container, cover and chill. It will firm up further as it cools.
  4. Spoon the chilled pudding into four servings dishes and top with the remaining ½ cup fresh raspberries.
Dairy-Free Chocolate Pudding with Raspberry Infusion - the recipe is soy-free, nut-free, gluten-free & vegan, too!

About Author

Alisa is the founder of GoDairyFree.org, Food Editor for Allergic Living magazine, and author of the best-selling dairy-free book, Go Dairy Free: The Guide and Cookbook for Milk Allergies, Lactose Intolerance, and Casein-Free Living, and the new cookbook, Eat Dairy Free: Your Essential Cookbook for Everyday Meals, Snacks, and Sweets. Alisa is also a professional recipe creator and product ambassador for the natural food industry.


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  9. I can not believe I missed National Pudding Day! I am just going to have to make up for it with this fabulous looking pudding 🙂

  10. First of all, I love that there is a “pudding day”! Second of all, I love how easy this is! Yum! Raspberry season is around the corner for us and I CAN’T WAIT!

  11. Chocolate pudding day? Oh, how woefully unprepared I am! At least pudding is easy enough to whip up, and your recipe looks fool-proof (not to mention luscious.) There’s gotta be enough time still…!

  12. I can’t use cornstarch, my husband is allergic, would tapioca starch or arrowroot work? if so, how much should I use?
    this sounds and looks Yummy!

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