Can You Make Instant Pudding in a Blender?

Yes, you can make instant pudding in a blender, more especially when your instant pudding fails to end up with a smooth consistency.  If your instant pudding clumps a lot then all you have to do is pour the mixture in your blender and then blend at medium speed until the mixture achieves a smooth consistency.

The stick blender also works great, so in case your instant pudding forms lumps, you can just insert the stick blender in the work bowl and then blend it to break the lumps and achieve a smooth consistency.

How to Make Tasty Pudding in a Blender

Making a blender pudding is very easy because all you have to do is add all the ingredients blend and then leave it to sit. The only thing that makes puddings different is the difference in recipes. For example, you could make a blender pudding using eggs, chocolate chips, and a small pinch of salt. And to excite your taste buds, you could add a shot of rum.

The first ingredient to go into the blender are the chocolate chips, followed by a pinch of salt. You will then break two eggs in the already existing mixture followed by alcohol whichever brand that you like. Begin to blend utilizing medium to high speeds.

The above speeds will help break up the chocolate chips and help you achieve the right mixed consistency of the egg white and the egg yolk. Important to note is that this recipe uses raw eggs, meaning that if you are not a fan of raw eggs, you can either eliminate it or just don’t make the pudding altogether. Once blended the pudding will end up foamy and which should not worry you.

Once the chocolate chip begins to break you will proceed to add in the coffee so that it can also help in melting the chocolate. Continue blending until you can achieve a nice molten chocolate color. Ensure that you achieve a smooth consistency, from here you can proceed to put the pudding in the serving plates and let it sit.

There are chances that you will end up with bubbles once the pudding is settled but this shouldn’t be a cause for concern, because you can get rid of the bubbles before storing it in the fridge by stirring.  Notable is that once the pudding is settled, check to ensure that it doesn’t jiggle. You can serve the pudding how you see fit but we suggest that you put cream on top.

Can You Make Instant Pudding in a Blender?

How to Make Instant Pudding Using a Hand Mixer

Handheld mixers and food processors don’t work any differently when compared to the blender.  Both pieces of equipment utilize a motor thus the mechanical mixing process is pretty fast. Handheld mixers help eliminate lumps that form in your pudding and which in the long run make consumption easy. If your pudding has lumps pour it on a work bowl and with a hand mixer, you will begin to stir the pudding.

Once you have achieved a smooth consistency, you can pour the pudding into your serving bowls or dishes. Notable is that instant puddings are formulated to serve many people, for example, a single sachet once prepared will serve at least 4 different people.

Commercial Instant Pudding with A Hand Mixer

When it comes to making the store-bought instant pudding all you need is one additional ingredient and which is cold milk. Pour the milk into a work bowl, now for this process, you must be sure to use the correct measurements. For example, 96 grams of instant pudding can be mixed with up to 2 cups of milk. A larger packet of the instant mix should utilize more cups and which translates to more servings.

The second step is to pour the instant pudding into the cold milk, once poured, you will notice that the powder floats on top but as the milk starts to dissolve it will change color. You will then proceed to mix the two using the hand mixer but ensure that you operate with either a low to medium speed. If you don’t have a hand mixer, the food processor should come in handy.

Mix the milk and instant pudding powder, up until it thickens. Also, ensure that the mixture does not end up with lumps or clumps. Once you are guaranteed of the above, you can proceed to serve, so to make the pudding even more edible, you can grate some chocolate chips on top of it. You can also garnish with fresh fruits such as sliced strawberries.

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How to Make a Made Instant Pudding Using a Whisk Balloon 

In a dry mixing bowl, put dry milk, sugar, salt, and cornstarch. Take a whisk balloon and use it to mix everything up. Now you need to add some flavor to your pudding and for this, we suggest you use vanilla. Get the natural vanilla beans, place them on a cutting board and then cut it open lengthwise. And with the tip of your knife, you will scrape out the seeds.

The next step is to mix the seeds with the dry ingredients, there are chances that you will be presented with clumps of seeds. This should not stress you out as you can easily use a spoon to break them apart. You will then scrape out the seeds and proceed to mix them with the dry ingredients. Chop the vanilla beans into smaller pieces and place them inside the jar, also the vanilla beans that had been scraped out must be cut into half and then all the contents dropped into a large mason jar.

Put all the pudding mixture into a jar and then close it, and shake it so that the vanilla beans can release the vanilla flavor into the mixture. At this point, you will have made your instant pudding mix and which you should store in a cool and dry place.

How to prepare your vanilla instant pudding

To prepare your homemade instant pudding, you will first mix up to 96 grams of the prepared mixture to approximately 475 milliliters of cold milk. Cook the mixture in high heat while stirring it constantly and when it begins to boil you will lower the heat and let it simmer.

Keep on stirring and let it cook for a max of 5 minutes, up until it thickens, you will then pour your pudding into a serving bowl and leave it for 5 minutes. It is now up to you to either serve the pudding chilled or hot.

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How to make a chocolate instant pudding using a whisk balloon

For this instant pudding recipe, you will need only four ingredients and which are milk powder, cornstarch, sugar, salt, and cocoa powder. Put all the above ingredients in a work bowl and then proceed to stir all the ingredients together. For this process, you can use either a whisk balloon, a hand mixer, or a food processor.

If you wish to enjoy some extra flavor then you are at liberty to add a ½ of the seeded vanilla bean. You will then mix all the ingredients and proceed to add the vanilla bean into the mixture. Watch out for clumps of seeds and then with the back of a spoon, you will break up the seeds. The mixture can then be transferred into a jar. Shake the jar to mix all the contents.

The instant pudding that you just made should then be stored in a cool and dry place. When you are ready to use it, use the correct ratio of the instant pudding to milk. Use the normal instant pudding procedure first heat it over high heat and in a saucepan then stir constantly. Once it starts to boil, reduce the heat and cook for a maximum of 5 minutes but while stirring constantly.

After it has thickened, you can pour it into a serving bowl and leave it to sit for five minutes, and then you can serve it.

Instant Pudding flavors

Type of pudding Ingredients
Vanilla instant pudding Granulated white Sugar, Cornstarch, Dry sugar, dry milk powder, salt, and dry vanilla beans.
Chocolate instant pudding Sugar, cornstarch, cocoa powder, and dry milk powder, salt, and vanilla bean.
Commercial instant pudding Cold milk, Instant pudding packet

 Tips for making your instant pudding taste like a homemade pudding

Home-made puddings are delicious no doubt but the taste found in your homemade pudding cannot be replicated to your store-bought pudding. However, there are tips and tricks that you can use to make your store-bought pudding, taste like homemade pudding. For example, if you wish to improve the taste of the pudding, you could incorporate baking spices, such as chocolate chips or cinnamon.

Or better yet you could use freshly grated nutmeg or chopped nuts. Our first recipe that uses a blender to achieve the right mix and consistency uses alcohol. A little alcohol added to your instant pudding is perfect as it helps make the instant pudding taste like the homemade instant pudding.

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