1/2 cup sugar
1/3 cup baking cocoa
2 Tbs cornstarch
1/8 tsp salt
2 cups milk
2 large egg yolks, slightly beaten
2 tsp vanilla
Mix together dry ingredients in a 2 quart sauce pan. Gradually stir in milk. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens and boils. Boil and stir for 1 minute.
Gradually stir at least half of the mixture into egg yolks. Stir mixture back into sauce pan until it boils. Boil and stir for 1 minute.
Remove from heat and stir in vanilla.
Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour.
I poured my pudding into mini graham cracker crust to make mini chocolate pudding pie. I forgot to get the finished picture, but I garnished with a some whipped cream and a few mini chocolate chips. Enjoy!