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A question about a recipe: Chocolate Stout Pudding

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I have a question about the recipe "Chocolate Stout Pudding" from mrslarkin. why eggs when u are using cornstarch too?

asked by nina corbetT almost 3 years ago
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Lindsay-Jean Hard

Lindsay-Jean is a Contributing Writer & Editor at Food52.

added almost 3 years ago

I remember Deb at Smitten Kitchen talking (a few years ago now) about how she made cornstarch puddings, but found that a little egg gave the pudding a richer flavor (her post is here: http://smittenkitchen.com...).

And just in case you didn't already know, you can always send the recipe author a direct message to ask for clarification by clicking the envelope button on their profile page (http://food52.com/users...).

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Margie is a trusted home cook immersed in German foodways.

added almost 3 years ago

Eggs are a source of both flavor and fat and fat carries flavor. Cornstarch thickens but adds nothing to the flavor profile.