Quick Non-Dairy Almond Caramel Pudding

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This 20-minute Non-Dairy Almond Caramel Pudding is made with 6 ingredients and delivers a ton of comforting flavors all year round. 

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On the lookout for non-dairy, gluten-free desserts that you can enjoy all year round? Something you can quickly prepare and serve to guests with food intolerances?

Well, we got you covered! This spoon-licking Non-Dairy Almond Caramel Pudding fits all the above and more. It’s creamy, comforting and quite indulgent… a real hit!

It’s also unbelievably simple to prepare, requiring no cooking skills.

All you need to do is to combine brown sugar, lactose-free butter, and 1/2 cup almond milk in a saucepan and cook for 5-8 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Once mixture turns a dark caramel color, whisk in cornstarch dissolved in the remaining almond milk, boil and then simmer for 5-6 minutes, stirring constantly, until pudding thickens.

Stir in almond extract, pour into ramekins, let cook, cover, and refrigerate until fully set. Right before serving, place a generous dollop of Reddi-wip® Almond Non-dairy whipped topping and garnish with toasted almond slices if desired.

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There you have it: an elegant, crowd-pleasing dessert for any and all seasons.

One more thing–  all ingredients are conveniently available at Walmart…

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… including Reddi-wip® Almond Non-dairy whipped topping , which has all the Reddi-wip® goodness you crave, without dairy, gluten, artificial flavors or artificial sweeteners.

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It’s perfect for topping off your favorite desserts, fruit, your coffee, and of course, our Non-dairy Almond Caramel Pudding.

At 10 calories per 2 tablespoons, you can call it guilt-free, too — although not a low calorie food! It’s instant gratification and an extra dollop of fun. ?

So yep, add a little, enjoy a lot!

HOW TO MAKE NON-DAIRY ALMOND CARAMEL PUDDING

Stir in brown sugar, butter, and 1/2 cup almond milk in a saucepan.
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Bring to a boil, reduce heat to medium-low, and simmer for 5-8 minutes, stirring occasionally, until obtaining a dark caramel-like color.
In a bowl, whisk cornstarch together with 1 cup of almond milk until fully dissolved (with no lumps). Stir in the rest of the milk and add to the brown sugar mixture.
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Return to a boil, reduce heat to medium-low, and simmer for about 5-8 minutes, stirring constantly, until pudding thickens.
Remove pan from heat and stir in almond extract. Pour pudding into ramekins, let cool, cover, and refrigerate until set.
Serve with a generous dollop of Reddi-wip® Almond Non-dairy whipped topping and garnish with toasted almond slices, if desired. 
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See? Easy peasy! In less than 30 minutes you have an indulgent dessert to enjoy and share with guests.

Toasting Almonds on the Stovetop

To quickly toast almonds, heat a no-stick skillet over medium heat. Put in the almonds and let them toast, shaking pan occasionally, until lightly golden brown and fragrant.

Transfer to a plate and let cool before storing them in a plastic bag at room temperature. Use as a garnish for our Non-Dairy Almond Caramel Pudding.

PIN & ENJOY!

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Non-Dairy Almond Caramel Pudding

This less-than-30-minute Non-Dairy Almond Caramel Pudding is made with 6 ingredients and delivers a ton of comforting flavors all year round. 

  • 2/3 cup dark brown sugar
  • 4 tbsp non-dairy butter
  • 3 1/2 cups almond milk, divided
  • 1/3 cup cornstarch
  • 2 tbsp almond extract
  • Reddi-wip® Almond Non-dairy whipped topping
  • toasted almond slices to garnish (optional)
  1. Stir in brown sugar, butter, and 1/2 cup almond milk in a saucepan. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to medium-low, and simmer for 5-8 minutes, stirring occasionally, until obtaining a dark caramel-like color.

  2. In a bowl, whisk cornstarch together with 1 cup of almond milk until fully dissolved (with no lumps). Stir in the rest of the milk and add to the brown sugar mixture.

  3. Return to a boil, reduce heat to medium-low, and simmer for about 5-8 minutes, stirring constantly, until pudding thickens.

  4. Remove pan from heat and stir in almond extract. Pour pudding into ramekins, let cool, cover, and refrigerate until set.

  5. Serve with a generous dollop of Reddi-wip® Almond Non-dairy whipped topping and garnish with toasted almond slices, if desired. 

This pudding is starch-thickened and so called blancmange in the UK.

To toast almond quickly, use the stovetop. Heat a no-stick skillet over medium heat. Place almonds into the skillet and let them toast, shaking pan occasionally, until lightly golden brown and fragrant. Transfer to a plate and let cool before storing them in a plastic bag at room temperature.

Looking for other non-dairy/dairy-free treats? Try our Dairy-Free Caramel Pumpkin Spice Hot Chocolate. 

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