Matcha Pudding Surprise

Last weekend we were invited for diner at a friend’s place. This usually means I bring a bottle or wine, or help with the dishes afterwards. Anything but me getting involved in the actual making of the food generally ends up OK 🙂

To everyone’s surprise, I made the following bold announcement: I will make dessert today! And I’m going to do it all by myself!

It’s a good thing everyone was seated, as nobody was expecting this. The resulting silent stares also showed a  painful lack of faith.

It was time to bring out…the box!

It’s easy to see where I got my confidence. Making the desert isn’t exactly a huge challenge, as conveniently displayed (in English!) on the back:

  1. Put a stick of pudding mix into the cup.
  2. Add 60ml of hot water (90° or higher) and stir well about 1 minute
  3. Cool it down in the refrigerator over 3 hours

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