Candy Corn Pudding Parfait

Candy Corn Pudding Parfaits

Here’s another quick and easy Halloween treat for you!

Layers of colorful puddings get topped with sweetened whipped cream and festive garnishes. Use any type of pudding that your family enjoys… as long as they’re flavors that will lend themselves to food coloring. For the toppings you could use all kinds of things: sprinkles, cookie crumbs, candy corn, or any kind of small Halloween treat come to mind. I used some of my Halloween Spider Cookies  and Wyatt loved it!

Candy Corn Pudding Parfaits Recipe

Meal type Dessert
Misc Child Friendly, Pre-preparable, Serve Cold
Occasion Halloween

Ingredients

  • 1 box cheesecake flavored pudding mix
  • 1 box white chocolate flavored pudding mix
  • 2 cups milk
  • 2 cups heavy cream (about a one pint container)
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • yellow gel food coloring
  • orange gel food coloring

Directions

Step 1
Any light colored pudding flavors would do the trick here. The main thing is making sure that they'll take the food coloring easily.

I liked the sound of cheesecake and white chocolate.
pudding mixes
Step 2
So it gets really complicated here.

Mix the puddings according to their package directions.
cheesecake pudding
Step 3
Add a nice sized blob of food coloring.
adding food coloring to pudding
Step 4
Make one flavor yellow,
yellow pudding
Step 5
and the other flavor orange.
orange pudding
Step 6
Place a gallon sized ziploc in a large measuring cup, and fold down the top.
piping bag trick
Step 7
Pour in the yellow pudding.
pudding in piping bag
Step 8
Reseal the top, and you have an instant piping bag!

Pour the orange pudding into another bag,

Place both bags into your fridge to thicken up a bit, and move on to the whipped cream.
Step 9
Pour the cream into mixer, and whip on high for about 3 minutes.

Add the sugar.
sweetening whipped cream
Step 10
and whip another 30 seconds or until you're pleased with the stiffness of the cream.
whipped cream
Step 11
Repeat the ziploc trick with the sweetened whipped cream, and you'll officially be the proud owner of three bags of sweet goop!
whipped cream and colorful pudding bags
Step 12
Press the pudding back away from one corner of each bag, and snip off a small tip.
make shift pastry bag
Step 13
Now it's just a matter of layering the ingredients into a cute dish!

The yellow goes first.
yellow cheesecake pudding
Step 14
Follow it up with a little orange.
orange white chocolate pudding
Step 15
Then top it all off with some sweetened whipped cream.
Candy Corn Pudding Parfait
Step 16
They're nice and candy corny as is, but of course I felt obligated to go further.
Candy Corn Pudding Parfait
Step 17
The spider cookies on top might have been a bit much, but hey... it's Halloween.
Candy Corn Pudding Parfaits
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