Pudding in a cloud: Retro dessert recipe from 1982

Pudding in a cloud from 1982

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A heavenly idea! Pudding in a cloud

So lovely. So light. So luscious. You get two delicious tastes in every spoonful.

Pudding in a cloud Retro recipe from 1982

How to make this easy pudding in a cloud dessert

Pudding in a cloud from 1982

Pudding in a cloud

Yield: 6 servings
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Additional Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 20 minutes


  • 2 cups thawed Cool Whip non-dairy whipped topping
  • 3.9 ounces Jell-O Chocolate Instant Pudding
  • 2 cups cold milk


  1. Spoon 1/3 cup whipped topping into each of six dessert glasses.
  2. Using back of spoon, make depression in center, and spread topping up sides of glass.
  3. Prepare pudding mix with milk as directed on package.
  4. Spoon into center of each dish.
  5. Spoon pudding mixture into glasses.
  6. Chill for 1-2 hours.

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Nutrition Information:
Yield: 6 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 170Total Fat: 9gSaturated Fat: 7gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 8mgSodium: 134mgCarbohydrates: 18gFiber: 0gSugar: 10gProtein: 4g

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