Dark Chocolate Amaranth Pudding

Tastes like brownie batter, yet is filled with heart-healthy fiber and antioxidants, this dark chocolate amaranth pudding is a healthy way to satisfy those chocolate cravings.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time35 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Chocolate Amaranth Pudding, Gluten-Free Dessert
Servings: 4
Calories: 240kcal


  • ½ cup 120 grams uncooked amaranth
  • 2 cups unsweetened vanilla almond milk
  • 3.5 ounces dark chocolate I used 80% dark cocoa
  • 1 tablespoon pure maple syrup
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Optional: raspberries mint, and/or sea salt to top


  • Rinse amaranth and place in a small saucepan.
  • Add almond milk and bring to a light boil over medium-high heat.
  • Once boiling, reduce heat to a simmer and cook for 35 minutes.
  • While amaranth cooks, chop chocolate.
  • Once amaranth is cooked, stir in chocolate, salt, syrup, and vanilla extract.
  • Pour into four bowls and top with raspberries, mint, and a sprinkle of sea salt. Option to eat immediately while hot, or store in fridge for at least one hour to serve chilled. Leftovers keep for up to 5 days in the fridge.


Nutrition for 1/4 of recipe: 240 calories, 12 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 32 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 13 g sugar, 5 g protein