Cooking with Kids: Health(ier) Dirt Cups
Make Cooking Fun And Educational: Health(ier) Dirt Cups
Made with healthy, microwave chocolate pudding
Now you can serve this healthy little treat in no time at all to satisfy those chocolate pudding cravings. This chocolate pudding is so good, it can be eaten warm or cold. If you are making the “dirt cups” it will need to be chilled.
Healthy, Microwave Chocolate Pudding Ingredients
- 1/2 cup coconut sugar
- 1/4 cup cocoa powder
- 3 tablespoons cornstarch
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- 2 cups almond milk
- 1 cup Annie’s organic cocoa bunnies
- 1 tub Truwhip Whipped Topping, thawed
Adult: Help child count and measure out all of the ingredients in advance, this will help adding to the microwave safe bowl and cooking that much easier.
- Combine the first four ingredients (coconut sugar, cocoa powder, cornstarch and salt) in a microwave safe mixing bowl. Stir together dry ingredients.
- Add vanilla and gradually stir in almond milk.
- Microwave on high for six minutes, stirring every two minutes untill smooth.
- Chill for 2 to 3 hours.
Use Microwave Chocolate Pudding that has been chilled. 1 cup Annie’s organic cocoa bunnies, finely crushed. Add a little bit of extra chocolate cocoa powder to crushed cereal for a darker color. 1 tub Truwhip Whipped Topping, thawed.
Spoon cereal crumbles into the bottom of the 4 cups. Add the pudding that’s been mixed with the whipped topping into each cup.
Top with more cereal crumbs.
Get creative with your kids and together make “bugs” out of fruits. We made caterpillar’s using grapes and ladybugs with strawberries and blueberries.
Eat! Talk! Enjoy! (Language tips to help encourage speech with the recipe on pg. 2)
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