Add 1 heaping Tbsp. cocoa powder, 1 - 2 Tbsp. corn starch (depending upon how thick you want it to be) and 2 Tbsp. powdered sugar to powder of a chocolate pudding mix.
Subtract 1/2 cup milk from the box recipe and add black coffee in its place. Add a little vanilla. (or almond flavor if you like) Mix well with wand mixer or beater.
Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly with a spatula from the bottom. The pudding will get glossy and thick.
This is wonderful served warm with whipped cream.
It's also an excellent filler for a layer cake. Pipe frosting around the top of the bottom layer, let set a little and fill with pudding. Add the top layer and secure with toothpicks until it sets.
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