• 4 cups 2% milk

  • 2 tbsp instant coffee

  • 4 x large egg yolks

  • 4 tbsp cornstarch

  • 1/2 cup sugar

  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

  • 2 ounces bittersweet chocolate, chopped

  • 1 cup mascarpone cheese, at room temperature

  • cinnamon and cocoa powder, for garnish


  • 1.

    Heat 3 cups milk and coffee until just below a simmer.

  • 2.

    In a bowl, whisk remaining 1 cup milk, egg yolks and cornstarch, whisking in sugar only when milk is heated. Slowly whisk milk into egg mixture, stirring constantly.

  • 3.

    Return milk mixture to pot and whisk over medium heat until thick and glossy, about 5 minutes. Remove from heat, stir in vanilla, strain and pour half of mixture over chopped chocolate, stirring until chocolate is melted. Place plastic wrap on surface of both puddings and chill.

  • 4.

    To assemble, spoon chocolate pudding into 6 serving glasses. Stir macarpone cheese to soften and whisk into coffee pudding. Spoon coffee pudding over chocolate pudding and garnish with a sprinkle of cinnamon and a dusting of cocoa powder.

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absolutely heavenly. love it