Pumpkin Chocolate Pudding

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Christina Ross
Christina Rosshttps://www.healthyfoodforliving.com/
I'm a human being on planet earth. I've lived hundreds of lifetimes. In this incarnation I'm here to advance medicine.

I love every recipe I post on HFFL, (they’re my little food babies), but every once in a while I come up with something that is really special; something that I know I will make over and over again.

One such recipe was my Chocolate Ganache Pudding that I posted back in July. Rich & chocolatey, lusciously smooth & thick, fudgey pudding.

SO. Good.

Pumpkin Chocolate Pudding

I’ve made that pudding several times over the past three months, but decided to put an autumnal spin on the base recipe in celebration of my favorite seasonal ingredient: yep, pumpkin.

Pumpkin Chocolate Pudding

Half of the avocado called for in the original recipe is swapped out for pumpkin puree, a generous amount of pumpkin pie spice takes the place of the espresso powder & some of the cocoa powder, and maple extract joins the vanilla extract for an extra boost of flavor.

Pumpkin Chocolate Pudding

The resulting pudding is just as silky (though a bit lighter) as its predecessor, but with the added flavor kick of warm pumpkin pie spices.

If you’ve never experienced the revelatory taste sensation of chocolate paired with pumpkin, then perhaps this pudding will tempt you to give it a whirl.

Pumpkin Chocolate Pudding

You can thank me later.

Pumpkin Chocolate Pudding

But I might be face planted in a bowl of this decadent vegan pudding, rendering a reply unlikely ;).

Pumpkin Chocolate Pudding
NamePumpkin Chocolate Pudding
Prep Time15 minutes
Cooking Time15 minutes
Total Time30 minutes
Servings4 servings
YieldApproximately 2 cups of pudding


  • 1 medium-sized ripe Hass avocado, (it should have dark green/black skin & yield slightly when gently squeezed), peeled & pitted
  • 3/4 cup pure pumpkin puree
  • 1/4 cup + 2 Tbsp pure maple syrup
  • 2 Tbsp chocolate coconut butter, such as Artisana Cacao Bliss
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 1/4 tsp pure maple extract
  • 1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 1/2 tsp pumpkin pie spice
  • tiny pinch salt


In the bowl of a food processor, place the avocado, pumpkin puree, maple syrup, coconut butter, vanilla extract, and maple extract. Process until no lumps remain, scraping down the sides of the food processor bowl as necessary.

Add in the cocoa powder, pumpkin pie spice, & salt; process until smooth. Evenly divide pudding amongst 4 individual cups.

Serve immediately or chill in the refrigerator.

Nutritional Information per serving

  • Calories: 210
  • Total Fat: 4g
  • Saturated Fat: 2.5g
  • Cholesterol: 10mg
  • Sodium: 150mg
  • Total Carbohydrates: 40g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3g
  • Sugars: 30g
  • Protein: 5g
Pumpkin Chocolate Pudding

Please adjust the nutrition values based on the specific ingredients and brands you use. Let me know if there’s anything else you’d like to add or modify!

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