Vanilla microwave pudding

  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 2/3 cup instant powdered milk
  • pinch of salt
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 drops yellow food coloring (optional)

  1. Whisk together dry ingredients in a 1-quart microwaveable bowl.
  2. Add about 1/4 of the wet ingredients and whisk well to combine. Add remaining wet ingredients and whisk well to remove all lumps.
  3. Microwave 3 minutes. Whisk well. Cook at one-minute intervals, whisking well between each, until pudding is shiny and thick.