Fudge-topped Peanut Butter Pudding Recipe from USA | Authentic Flavors

Fudge-topped Peanut Butter Pudding

Fudge-topped Peanut Butter Pudding Recipe from USA | Authentic Flavors
Region / culture: USA | Preparation time: 10 minutes | Cooking time: 25 minutes | Servings: 6


Fudge-topped Peanut Butter Pudding
Fudge-topped Peanut Butter Pudding

Indulge in the rich and creamy goodness of Fudge-topped Peanut Butter Pudding, a decadent dessert that combines the classic flavors of peanut butter and chocolate with a hint of banana sweetness.


This recipe is a modern twist on traditional rice pudding, incorporating the popular flavors of peanut butter and chocolate to create a unique and delicious dessert that is sure to satisfy any sweet tooth.


How to prepare

  1. In a 2 qt (1.89 liter) saucepan, combine rice, milk, and sugar.
  2. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, for 20 to 25 minutes, or until the mixture becomes thick and creamy.
  3. Stir in peanut butter and vanilla.
  4. Spoon the mixture into dessert cups and top with banana slices and your preferred topping.


  • For a healthier version, you can use almond or cashew butter instead of peanut butter.
  • Add a sprinkle of cinnamon or nutmeg to the pudding mixture for a warm and cozy flavor.

Cooking Tips & Tricks

Be sure to stir the pudding mixture constantly while cooking to prevent it from sticking to the bottom of the pan.

- For a smoother pudding texture, you can blend the mixture in a blender or food processor before spooning it into dessert cups.

- Feel free to customize the toppings to suit your taste preferences, such as adding chopped nuts or whipped cream.

Serving Suggestions

Serve Fudge-topped Peanut Butter Pudding warm or chilled, topped with additional fudge topping and a sprinkle of chopped peanuts for added crunch.

Cooking Techniques

This recipe requires stovetop cooking and can be easily prepared in a saucepan.

Ingredient Substitutions

You can use any type of milk (dairy or non-dairy) in place of regular milk in this recipe.

Make Ahead Tips

Fudge-topped Peanut Butter Pudding can be made ahead of time and stored in the refrigerator for up to 2 days before serving.

Presentation Ideas

Serve the pudding in individual dessert cups or ramekins for an elegant presentation, topped with a drizzle of chocolate sauce and a fresh banana slice.

Pairing Recommendations

Pair Fudge-topped Peanut Butter Pudding with a glass of cold milk or a scoop of vanilla ice cream for a delicious dessert pairing.

Storage and Reheating Instructions

Store any leftover pudding in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days. Reheat in the microwave or on the stovetop before serving.

Nutrition Information

Calories per serving

Each serving of Fudge-topped Peanut Butter Pudding contains approximately 300 calories.


Each serving of Fudge-topped Peanut Butter Pudding contains approximately 45 grams of carbohydrates.


Each serving of Fudge-topped Peanut Butter Pudding contains approximately 12 grams of fats.


Each serving of Fudge-topped Peanut Butter Pudding contains approximately 7 grams of proteins.

Vitamins and minerals

This dessert is a good source of vitamin B6, vitamin E, and potassium.


This recipe contains peanuts and dairy.


Fudge-topped Peanut Butter Pudding is a rich and creamy dessert that is high in carbohydrates and fats, making it a decadent treat for special occasions.


Fudge-topped Peanut Butter Pudding is a delightful dessert that combines the creamy texture of rice pudding with the rich flavors of peanut butter and chocolate, making it a perfect treat for any occasion.

How did I get this recipe?

The first time I saw this recipe, I was immediately drawn to it. It was a rainy afternoon, and I was flipping through an old cookbook that had been passed down to me from my great-grandmother. The pages were yellowed and worn, the spine cracked from years of use. As I turned the pages, a faded newspaper clipping fell out and landed on the kitchen counter. It was a recipe for Fudge-topped Peanut Butter Pudding.

I had always been a fan of peanut butter and chocolate, so this recipe caught my eye right away. I could practically taste the rich, creamy pudding and the decadent fudge topping just from reading the ingredients list. I knew I had to make it.

I carefully followed the instructions, mixing the ingredients together in a large bowl until they formed a smooth, velvety pudding. The scent of peanut butter filled the kitchen, making my stomach growl in anticipation. As the pudding chilled in the refrigerator, I set to work on the fudge topping.

I melted chocolate and butter together in a saucepan, stirring constantly to prevent it from burning. Once the mixture was smooth and glossy, I poured it over the chilled pudding, spreading it evenly with a spatula. The fudge quickly hardened, forming a shiny, decadent layer on top of the peanut butter pudding.

I couldn't wait to dig in. I scooped a generous portion into a bowl and took a bite. The flavors exploded in my mouth - the creamy peanut butter pudding was perfectly complemented by the rich, gooey fudge topping. It was a match made in heaven.

I knew then and there that this recipe would become a staple in my cooking repertoire. I made it for family gatherings, potlucks, and even just as a special treat for myself. Each time, it was met with rave reviews and requests for the recipe. I happily shared it with anyone who asked, knowing that it would bring them as much joy as it brought me.

Over the years, I made a few tweaks to the recipe, adding a sprinkle of sea salt to the fudge topping for an extra kick of flavor, or topping the pudding with chopped peanuts for a bit of crunch. Each variation was delicious in its own way, but the original recipe remained my favorite.

As I shared the recipe with friends and family, they too fell in love with it. It became a beloved tradition at holiday gatherings and special occasions. I even entered it in a local baking competition once, where it won first prize. The judges couldn't get enough of the rich, indulgent flavors of the Fudge-topped Peanut Butter Pudding.

As the years went by, the recipe became more than just a dessert. It was a symbol of love and tradition, a way to bring people together and create lasting memories. I cherished the moments spent in the kitchen, whipping up a batch of pudding and sharing it with those I loved.

And so, the recipe for Fudge-topped Peanut Butter Pudding became a cherished part of my culinary legacy. It was a reminder of the joy that cooking and sharing food can bring, and a testament to the power of a simple recipe to bring people together. I will always treasure the memories of making this pudding, and I hope that others will continue to enjoy it for years to come.


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