Did you know that there is a National Chocolate Pudding Day? There is, and it falls on June 26th. In case you’d like the perfect excuse to enjoy some chocolate pudding (you never need an excuse, in our opinion!), we’ve found the best chocolate pudding recipes on the internet. Of course, there’s nothing wrong with running to the grocery store, picking up your favorite brand of instant pudding, and making it that way!

Double-Chocolate Pudding

This 5-star pudding recipe has nearly 2,000 ratings. Ravings include comments like “Definitely a chocolate lover’s dream” and “Fantastic and easy!” It only takes 20 minutes to make, and it can be made up to four days ahead…both of which are ideal for busy families!

Chocolate Cornstarch Pudding

This chocolate pudding recipe has over 1,500 ratings. It is similar to the first recipe we shared, but it doesn’t include additional chocolate—it just uses cocoa powder. So if you’re looking for a slightly less chocolaty pudding, this might be the one for you.

Dairy-Free Chocolate Pudding

If your family can’t have dairy or chooses to avoid it, this dairy-free chocolate pudding recipe has rave reviews. It calls for soymilk, but you can experiment with your favorite milk alternative.

Desserts with Chocolate Pudding

Do you want to elevate your chocolate pudding game with a decadent dessert? Check out these recipes that include chocolate pudding. Some of the recipes call for instant pudding, but feel free to substitute with one of the homemade puddings above!

It seems like you have everything you need to celebrate National Chocolate Pudding Day this year. Who knows, it might just become your kids’ favorite holiday!