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Vegan Chocolate Pudding

This past fall, the food editor of The Denver Post wrote an article on “addictive” food blogs called Join me as I jump into the blog. Not only was I surprised to find my blog in it, I was dumbfounded that Elana’s Pantry was mentioned in the same piece as Heidi Swanson’s 101 Cookbooks.

Swanson is everyone’s favorite food blogger. Her recipes are revolutionary; she always thinks out of the box when she whips up a dish. While I sometimes find her concoctions a bit too time consuming for someone with two boys underfoot, I am nevertheless, a big fan!

A couple months back, she posted a coconut chocolate pudding with curry. Given that I went dairy-free last year, I was intrigued by this recipe for chocolate pudding and used it as a basis for my own gluten free, dairy free, naturally sweetened chocolate pudding vegan recipe.

Vegan Chocolate Pudding


  1. In a saucepan, heat coconut milk and salt over medium heat
  2. Sift the arrowroot powder into the pot, then whisk vigorously by hand or with a hand blender for 2 minutes
  3. Whisk in agave and vanilla
  4. Remove from heat and let stand for 5 minutes; add chocolate, stirring vigorously until melted
  5. Chill for half an hour, until cool
  6. Serve

Serves 4

posted on January 25, 2008, 3 comments

  1. Lynn Mann

    I really like your website alot of good recipes to use, I am doing gluten free, sugar free I have candida and trying to fight it. Have you ever used chocolate agave nectar in recipes. I bought some the other day.

    Thank you
    Lynn Mann

  2. Hannah

    Hello, I love your recipes, but one thing I always want to know is the nutritional value. Such as calories, sugars, all that stuff. Thanks for your time!


  3. Mir

    Made this for a New Years Eve dinner party and it was AMAZING. Everyone loved it. Thank you!!!

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