Cherry Pudding (For Chocolate Cherry Trifle)

Cherry Pudding (For Chocolate Cherry Trifle)

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About 3 cups Easy
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Ingredients (7)

  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 1/8 teaspoon (pinch) salt
  • 2 3/4 cups whole milk
  • 1/4 cup of cherry juice (reserved from drained pre-brandied cherries)
  • 1/4 teaspoon cherry flavored brandy
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter


This cherry pudding is easy to make and provides a soft, creamy layer in the Chocolate Cherry Trifle (Recipe on CHOW).


  1. 1In a large saucepan on the stove, mix sugar, cornstarch, and salt.
  2. 2Turn heat onto medium, and slowly stir in the milk with a wire whisk.
  1. 1Continue whisking until the mixture comes to a rollicking, bubbly boil, and boil for one minute, stirring constantly.
  1. 1Remove from heat and whisk in the reserved 1/4 cup cherry juice, brandy, and butter, until fully incorporated.
  2. 2Pour into a medium-sized mixing bowl, cover with plastic wrap, pressing it onto the surface of the pudding so skin does not form. Refrigerate until ready to assemble the trifle.
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