CHOCOLATE AND RASPBERRY CHIA PUDDING – 4 WAYS

Chia seeds have become very popular in the recent years because they are very nutritious and super versatile. Transform a plain chocolate and raspberry chia pudding into the Instagram-worthy desserts. Only five ingredients. Very easy to make, healthy, and delicious.


Author: Maria Ushakova
Prep Time: 15 mins
Total Time: 15 mins
Yield: 2 servings
Category: Dessert

INGREDIENTS
1. FOR CHOCOLATE CHIA PUDDING WITH RASPBERRIES (MAKES ABOUT 3 TO 4 SMALL OR 2 LARGE CHIA DESSERTS):
2 oz/ 60g dark 70% chocolate
1 1/4 cup milk of your choice
3 Tbsp chia seeds
6 oz/170 g raspberries (fresh raspberries are better but frozen will work too)

2. FOR RASPBERRY CHIA PUDDING WITH CHOCOLATE CHUNKS (MAKES 2 CHIA DESSERTS):
1/2 cup fresh or frozen raspberries + a few raspberries to decorate
1 cup milk of your choice
2 tsp maple syrup
3 Tbsp chia seeds
0.5 oz/ 30 g dark 70% chocolate, chopped

3. FOR CHOCOLATE CHIA PUDDING WITH RASPBERRY SAUCE (MAKES 2 CHIA DESSERTS):
2 oz/ 60g dark 70% chocolate
1 1/4 cup milk of your choice
3 Tbsp chia seeds
1/2 cup fresh or frozen raspberries
2 tsp maple syrup

4. FOR CHOCOLATE AND RASPBERRY CHIA PUDDING (MAKES ABOUT 3 TO 4 SMALL OR 2 LARGE CHIA DESSERTS):
2 oz/ 60g dark 70% chocolate + a few chocolate shavings to decorate
1/2 cup fresh or frozen raspberries + a few raspberries to decorate
2 1/4 cup milk of your choice, divided
2 tsp maple syrup
6 Tbsp chia seeds

INSTRUCTIONS
CHOCOLATE CHIA PUDDING (YIELDS ABOUT 1 1/4 CUP):
Place the chocolate in a small pot and add 1 cup of milk. Start melting the chocolate by warming it up over medium heat. Make sure the mixture doesn’t become too hot. Stir until the chocolate is melted and combined with milk.
When the chocolate is melted, take the pot off the heat and add remaining 1/4 cup of milk. Mix and let it cool to the room temperature.
Once the chocolate milk is cool, pour it into a jar or glass container and add 3 tablespoons of the chia seeds. Mix well until all the chia seeds are covered with the liquid. Let it stand for about 10 minutes then stir one more time. Cover the container with a tight lid and place in the refrigerator.
Keep the chocolate chia seeds in the fridge overnight or for at least 8 hours.
Once ready to prepare the dessert, stir the chia pudding with a fork to loosen it up.

RASPBERRY CHIA PUDDING (YIELDS ABOUT 1 1/4 CUP):
Puree 1/2 cup of raspberries in a food processor or blender. Add 1 cup of milk and 2 teaspoons of maple syrup and pulse a few times to combine.
Pour the mixture into a jar or a glass container and add 3 tablespoons of chia seeds. Mix well until all the chia seeds are covered with the liquid. Let it stand for about 10 minutes then stir one more time. Cover the container with a tight lid and place in the refrigerator.
Keep the raspberry chia seeds in the fridge overnight or for at least 8 hours.
Once ready to prepare the dessert, stir the chia pudding with a fork to loosen it up.

#1. CHOCOLATE CHIA PUDDING WITH RASPBERRIES:
Prepare the chocolate chia pudding following the above instructions.
Once the pudding is ready, arrange it in dessert glasses or bowls by layering the pudding and raspberries.

#2. RASPBERRY CHIA PUDDING WITH CHOCOLATE CHUNKS:
Prepare the raspberry chia pudding following the above instructions.
Once the pudding is ready, arrange it in dessert glasses or bowls.
Sprinkle with the chocolate chunks and decorate with raspberries.

#3. CHOCOLATE CHIA PUDDING WITH RASPBERRY SAUCE
Prepare the chocolate chia pudding following the above instructions.
To prepare the raspberry sauce, place the raspberries into a food processor or blender and process until smooth. Add 2 teaspoons of maple syrup and pulse a few times to combine. You can also push the sauce through a mesh strainer to remove the seeds. Check out this post for more info.
Once the pudding is ready, arrange it in dessert glasses or bowls and top it up with the raspberry sauce.

# 4. CHOCOLATE AND RASPBERRY CHIA PUDDING:
Prepare the chocolate chia pudding and the raspberry chia puddings following the instructions above.
Once the puddings are ready, arrange them in glasses or dessert bowls. Place the chocolate chia pudding on the bottom and the raspberry chia pudding on top.
To decorate the chia pudding, add about 2 tablespoons of the shaved chocolate and a few raspberries to each dessert glass.

NOTES
Nutrition information is a rough estimate for 1 of 2 servings calculated for the original Chocolate and Raspberry Chia Pudding recipe (#4) made with almond milk.

NUTRITION
Serving Size: 1/2 of recipeCalories: 386Sugar: 21gSodium: 201.7mgFat: 22.8gSaturated Fat: 7.2gUnsaturated Fat: 23.4gTrans Fat: 0.1gCarbohydrates: 43.5gFiber: 19.4gProtein: 9.2gCholesterol: 0g

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