Beer and pretzel pudding

Beer and Pretzel Pudding Recipe

Cheers to beer pudding! Delight beer lovers by taking their favorite beverage and blending it with their favorite salty snack in a scrumptious dessert. Our Beer and Pretzel Pudding recipe uses chocolate stout to create a rich pudding. A dollup of whipped cream and pretzel pieces provide the finishing touches on this happy-hour-worthy dessert.

Yield: 4 servings

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½ cup white sugar
3 Tbsp. unsweetened cocoa powder
¼ cup cornstarch
⅛ tsp. salt
1¾ cups milk
1 cup chocolate stout beer (coffee stout works, too)
2 Tbsp. butter, room temperature
1 tsp. vanilla
Pretzels for garnish
Whipped cream for garnish


  1. In a saucepan, stir together sugar, cocoa powder, cornstarch and salt. Slowly add the milk and chocolate stout beer. Bring to a boil. Then stir constantly and simmer till thickened.
  2. Remove from heat. Add butter and vanilla. Let cool.
  3. Serve topped with pretzel shards and whipped cream.