Beer and pretzel pudding

By Jennifer Fujita on March 22nd, 2024
Beer and pretzel pudding 600

Cheers to beer pudding! Delight beer lovers by taking their favourite beverage and blending it with their favourite salty snack in a scrumptious dessert. Our Beer and Pretzel Pudding recipe uses chocolate stout to create a rich pudding. A dollop of whipped cream and pretzel pieces provide the finishing touches on this happy-hour-worthy dessert.

Yield: 4 servings

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Beer and pretzel pudding 600


  • ½ cup white sugar
  • 3 Tbsp. unsweetened cocoa powder
  • ¼ cup cornstarch
  • ⅛ tsp. salt
  • 1¾ cups milk
  • 1 cup chocolate stout beer (coffee stout works, too)
  • 2 Tbsp. butter, room temperature
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • Pretzels for garnish
  • Whipped cream for garnish


  1. In a saucepan, stir together sugar, cocoa powder, cornstarch and salt. Slowly add the milk and chocolate stout beer. Bring to a boil. Then stir constantly and simmer till thickened.
  2. Remove from heat. Add butter and vanilla. Let cool.
  3. Serve topped with pretzel shards and whipped cream.

Jennifer Fujita

Hometown: St. Louis, Missouri
Artistic style: Easy peasy
Inspiration: A family of good cooks and big eaters!
Happy place: Cooking in my kitchen with the music blaring.
Favourite project or work of art: Any art you can eat