Valentine Brownie Fudge Pudding Cups

I'm not a very big fan of ice cream, but I do enjoy pudding.  So instead of a brownie fudge sundae, I opted for pudding cups.

I’m not a very big fan of ice cream, but I do enjoy pudding. So instead of a brownie fudge sundae, I opted for pudding cups.

Valentine Brownie Fudge Pudding Cups

12 Servings - Serving Size: 1 Cup

Valentine Brownie Fudge Pudding Cups

I'm not a very big fan of ice cream, but I do enjoy pudding. So instead of a brownie fudge sundae, I opted for pudding cups.

Ingredients:

  • 1 box (18 ounce) brownie mix
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 2/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 box (3.4 ounce) white chocolate instant pudding
  • 2 cups milk
  • 2 drops red food coloring
  • 1/4 teaspoon cherry extract
  • 1 cup hot fudge topping
  • 8 ounces heavy whipping cream
  • 1/4 cup caramel sauce
  • 1/2 cup walnuts, chopped
  • 12 maraschino cherries
  • 12 (9 ounce) clear plastic cups

Directions:

  1. Prepare and bake brownies according to package instructions.
  2. When brownies are cooled completely, cut into 12 squares, set aside.
  3. Prepare pudding according to package instructions.
  4. Add food coloring and extract to pudding, refrigerate 1 hour to set.
  5. Using your hands, crumble one brownie square into the bottom of each cup.
  6. Heat hot fudge topping according to package instructions.
  7. Pour 2 tablespoons of hot fudge topping over the brownie.
  8. In a large bowl, beat a high speed the whipping cream until thick, about 10 minutes.
  9. Top the brownie layer with a pudding layer about 3/4" thick.
  10. Then top the pudding with whipped topping the same thickness as the pudding.
  11. Drizzle hot fudge and caramel sauce over whipped topping.
  12. Sprinkle nut topping over fudge and caramel.
  13. Place one cherry with stem in the middle of the cup, pressing down lightly to anchor.
  14. Sprinkle with Valentine themed sprinkles if desired.
  15. Serve immediately.
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