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DESSERT RECIPE: Chocolate Pudding

2-cups hot milk
3/4-cup sugar
3-tbsp. cornstarch
1/8-tsp. salt
1/4-cup cold milk
1/2-tsp. vanilla
1-tbsp. butter
3-4-tbsp. cocoa

Heat milk in a double boiler, stirring constantly
Mix well: sugar, cornstarch, cocoa and salt; blend with a little of the milk to make a thin paste
Stir the cornstarch paste into the scalded milk
Continue to stir till there is no taste of raw starch and the mixture has thickened
Cover and cook another 5 minutes
Remove from heat and add vanilla and butter
Put in serving dishes, cover with saran wrap so a skin will not form