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protein pudding recipe

Protein Pudding Recipe

Julia Schmitt
Make your own favorite protein pudding by using this basic three ingredients recipe. Or make this fancy vegan Reeses pudding dessert which you can find directly below the basic recipe.
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Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 1 serving
Calories 117 kcal


  • 1 saucepan
  • 1 whisk


Basic Recipe (ingredients for one serving)

  • 20 g vegan protein powder * (~¼ cup)
  • 200 ml unsweetened almond milk ½ + ⅓ cup
  • 7 g cornstarch 2.5 tsp

Reeses Protein Pudding Dessert (ingredients for two servings)

  • 20 g vegan protein powder - chocolate flavor ~¼ cup
  • 300 ml unsweetened almond milk ~1¼ cup
  • 20 g cornstarch 2.5 tbsp
  • 20 g powdered peanut butter ~¼ cup
  • 1 tbsp peanuts
  • 10 g peanut butter (deep roasted)
  • sea salt


Basic Recipe

  • Add the protein powder, starch and milk to the saucepan and whisk until lump-free. Place the saucepan on the stove and heat the pudding over medium-high heat, stirring constantly until it reaches a pudding-like consistency.
    protein pudding recipe
  • Remove the saucepan from the stove and allow to cool briefly while continuing to stir. Then transfer the pudding to a bowl and either serve it directly or let it cool covered with plastic wrap on top.

Reeses Pudding Dessert

  • For the chocolate pudding combine the protein powder with half of the milk and 2.5 teaspoons until lumpfree and bring it to a boil over medium heat while stirring, remove from heat and cover the surface with some foil.
  • Repeat the process for the peanut butter pudding by mixing the powdered peanut butter with the reamining milk and cornstarch until lumpfree. Bring the mixture to a boil while stirring, remove from the heat and cover the surface with some foil as well.
  • Roughly chop the peanuts, place in a pan with a little bit of salt and roast them over medium heat for a few minutes. Pour the chocolate and peanut pudding layer by layer into two small jars. Top with the peanut butter and the roasted peanuts to serve.


*If using whey protein make sure to use 15 to 18 grams or 2 tbsp of cornstarch. Also check out the post for more information on how to make protein pudding without any protein powder at all.
**Alternatively, use another non-dairy milk or a fat reduced cow’s milk.
*** Use 15 to 17 grams or 2 tbsp if using whey protein, 20 grams or 2.5 tbsp if not using protein powder at all.
nutritional values of one serving of the basic recipe:
  • calories: 117 kcal
  • fat: 2 g
  • carbohydrates: 7 g
  • protein: 17 g
nutritional values of the reeses protein pudding dessert per serving:
  • calories: 188 kcal
  • fat: 7.6 g
  • carbohydrates: 12 g
  • protein: 17.1 g


Calories: 117kcal
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