Double Chocolate Pudding Parfait Recipe

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This amazing homemade chocolate pudding recipe layered with chocolate cookies and fresh whipped cream makes a beautiful Double Chocolate Pudding Parfait.  The presentation is dinner party worthy and tastes decadently delicious!

Double Chocolate Pudding Parfaits

Double Chocolate Pudding Parfait Recipe:

I was organizing my pantry recently and stumbled across a can of evaporated milk that had a recipe for chocolate cream pie on the back label.  I was so in the mood for something sweet, creamy and chocolatey, I had to make this pie!

I had everything I needed to make the pie except the chocolate cookies.  I made a quick call to my hubby, and as luck would have it, he was about to pass the grocery store on his way back to the house.  I asked him to pull in and pick me up some chocolate cookies.

In the time it took him to get home, I decided instead of pie, I would make a layered chocolate parfait.

Double Chocolate Pudding Parfait


These pudding parfaits were unbelievably good!  So worth the extra effort to make the pudding from scratch and having to let the pudding cool before layering everything together.  They were even better the next day. 

The recipe I used is below, but if you don’t have time to make the chocolate pudding from scratch, you could always make a layered parfait with use the instant pudding and cool whip.  

homemade chocolate pudding recipe layered with chocolate cookies and fresh whipped cream makes a beautiful Double Chocolate Pudding Parfait

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Double Chocolate Pudding Parfaits

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This amazing homemade chocolate pudding recipe layered with chocolate cookies and fresh whipped cream makes a beautiful Double Chocolate Pudding Parfait.  The presentation is dinner party worthy and tastes decadently delicious!




  • 1 cup chocolate-cookie crumbs
  • 3 tablespoons melted butter

Chocolate Filling:

  • 1 can Evaporated Milk (370 ml- this is around 12 oz)
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup cocoa
  • 1 tbsp cornstarch
  • 2 eggs
  • 2/3 cup chopped semi-sweet chocolate
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract


  • 1 cup whipping cream
  • 3 tbsp powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract


  1. Bring milk to a boil in a saucepan. Turn off heat.
  2. Combine sugar, cocoa and cornstarch in a small bowl. Beat eggs in a separate bowl. Whisk the sugar mixture into the egg and then whisk in the warm milk.
  3. Return mixture to saucepan.
  4. Cook on medium heat until mixture comes to a boil and thickens, about 5 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in chopped chocolate and stir until melted. Stir in vanilla.
  5.  Chill for pudding for about an hour or until cool.
  6. Combine cookie crumbs and melted butter until crumbs are coated and sticking together
  7. Whip cream for about 45 seconds. Add powdered sugar and vanilla and beat until stiff and cream holds its peaks.
  8. Spoon over chocolate filling. Sprinkle with shaved chocolate. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour before serving.
  9. Serve Pudding parfaits in individual glasses: layer a couple of spoonfuls of the cookie crumb mixture at the bottom of the glass. Follow with a layer of the whipped cream mixture, and a generous amount of the pudding. Top with another spoonful or two of the cookie mixture and a final layer of the whip cream. Garnish with leftover cookie crumb mixture or chocolate shavings.

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  1. Kathy Moody says:

    Oh, yummy! These look delicious! I just pinned. Thank you so much for sharing at A Bouquet of Talent! I hope you are having a wonderful week!! 🙂

  2. Ashleys Dandelion Wishes says:

    Yummy! I want to eat this right now! I would love it if you would come and link this up at my link party
    Dandelion Wishes Wednesday. I'm also pinning this 🙂

  3. Allison Gaudett says:

    Delish! I am definitely making this. Thanks for sharing!

  4. Virginia Megin Gallagher says:

    These look sooo good! I'm visiting you today from Making the World Cuter. I co-host a Linky Party Tuesday (opens at Midnight Mon). I hope you get a chance to stop by my blog, link up and leave a comment, too!
    ~ Megin of VMG206
    Join me each Tuesday for Brag About It Link Up Party

  5. April Tuell says:

    This looks like the perfect summer dessert, and I love how you put them in those cute mason jars! I'd love it if you would share this at my Saturday Spotlight link party.


    Hope to see you there!

    Angels Homestead

  6. Linda @ it all started with paint says:

    Yum! Pinned, too. You are killing my diet …

    🙂 Linda

  7. Jen Nikolaus says:

    My mouth is watering. These looks absolutely beautiful and YUMMY! You've inspired me! I want to make some too!! Thanks for sharing (and don't you love it when your hubs can run by the store for you?! Makes life so much easier, lol!) Hope you're having a great weekend!

    Jen @ Yummy Healthy Easy

  8. Dorothy @ Crazy for Crust says:

    These are super gorgeous!

  9. Shauna Smart says:

    Just saw your link over at Be Different, Act Normal's Link Party and thought I'd stop by and check out your yummy Pudding Parfaits recipe! I'd love for you to stop by and link up at The Weekend re-Treat on The Best Blog Recipes! We're hosting a giveaway this week and I'd love for you to enter to win 🙂 Also pinned this while I was here today!

    Hope to see you there!


  10. Um. YUM!! Always love your stuff Jamie! I am pinning this right now! 🙂

  11. Yum!!! These look amazing and don't sound too hard to throw together either. That's my kind of recipe 🙂

    Stopping by from Somewhat Simple where I've linked up my Spicy Baked Ziti recipe!


  12. Made From Pinterest says:

    Love it in the mason jars. What is it with mason jars? Everything is cuter in them! I am always sending my family out for forgotten ingredients. Good thing the store is close. This looks like a great way to serve and store these for individual servings. Pinning right now!

    1. I agree about the mason jars! I only had 4 of these left so the other four servings were in clear plastic wine glasses!

  13. Linda Nortje says:

    This looks so delicious! I'm drooling over here at 9am in the morning 😉

    With A Blast

  14. Would you please tell me the ounces or millilitres of the can of evaporated milk? This looks like a lovely cool dessert for the summertime. Thanks 🙂

    1. Sorry about that… it is 370 ml- this is around 12 oz.