October 7, 2016

The Chai Seed Pudding That Wouldn't Set

Last night I had this insane idea to make chai seed pudding. I don't know where that notion came from, but there I was in the kitchen following a highly recommended recipe on Pinterest for chocolate peanut butter chai seed pudding.

Mix all of the ingredients together and store it in the fridge overnight. So very easy, or so I thought! When I woke this morning, all I could think about was that delicious pudding. Then, like a scene straight out of a horror movie, I discovered the pudding never set!

What had I done wrong? I'd followed the directions exactly! I decided it was time to do some research and learned two very possible reasons that it didn't set.

  1. I did not add enough seeds to the mixture.
  2. It needed room temperature ingredients and at least 20 minutes of constant stirring before it could be refrigerated. 
While I'm extremely disappointed in my results, I've decided I'll try making this pudding again in the near future and hope for good results that I can share with my readers.

Joy Smith also known as The Insane Writer, is the author of the Sci-Fi novel, The Generation. She can be found on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, Google+ and LinkedIn.

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