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Caramel Milk Pudding

Creme caramel or Caramel pudding is a great dessert with sweet, milky and heavenly soft treat, will definitely satisfy your cravings! This caramel milk pudding is made with milk, sugar, corn starch, vanilla extract and Carmel sauce is made by sugar, corn starch and water. This sweet, milky and heavenly soft treat will boost your mood for a good night’s sleep.


A pudding is a famous American dessert made with the simplest ingredients—the milk and cream. It is a light and sweet dessert made with thickened cream and milk mixture. Different versions of pudding uses different thickening agents like cornstarch, gelatin or tapioca. Usually, pudding is cooked by baking or steaming. Versions which uses cornstarch and gelatin do not need further cooking and is done by simply letting the pudding set.

Pudding has also become famous in the Philippines due to its ease of preparation. It can also be enhanced with our local Filipino flavors like ube, pandan and many more. In this recipe, you will learn how to make a classic milk pudding. To crown our milk pudding, we will make use of our favorite caramel sauce. If you started to drool as you read this blog, this is the sign to make one for today. Have fun!


The classic milk pudding is a plain, white, soft dessert. And as stated, it is made with just milk and a thickening agent. To make the pudding, simply mix the ingredients into a pot and stir until it thickens. Transfer it to a container and the classic milk pudding is done.

Since we always want to beautify our milk pudding for an appealing look and a more fun eating experience, we will give our milk pudding a crown—a crown because it will certainly be the best dessert you ever tasted. There are a lot of possible ways to top our milk pudding. Caramel sauce is a good choice for it has the right amount of sweetness and buttery flavor into it. As one with a sweet tooth, having milk pudding and some caramel sauce in one bite would be the death of me.

Make your caramel sauce by caramelizing sugar in a pan. Make sure not to overcook the sugar or else it will taste bitter and burnt. Just go for the right amber color. Add a slurry until it thickens. You can use milk in the slurry for a milkier taste. Let it cool a bit before pouring into the milk pudding. Make sure that the milk pudding has set before you do this step. Enjoy this sweet chilled treat any time of the day!

Caramel Milk Pudding

Course: Desserts




  • For the milk pudding:
  • 1 liter milk

  • ¾ cup sugar

  • 1 cup cornstarch

  • ½ tablespoon vanilla extract (optional)

  • For the caramel:
  • ½ cup sugar

  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch

  • 1 cup water or milk


  • For the milk pudding:
  • Combine the milk and sugar in a large pot. Add the cornstarch and stir until it dissolves. Heat the mixture using low heat while stirring occasionally. It will thicken as it boils. Add some drops of vanilla extract and stir well.
  • When the mixture is already thick, allow it to cook for 1 to 2 minutes.
  • Transfer the milk pudding mixture in a baking pan. Tap for a few times on the table to flatten the top.
  • Let it cool and chill in the fridge for at least 30 minutes.
  • For the caramel:
  • In a small bowl, mix water or milk with cornstarch and stir until dissolved. Set aside.
  • Heat some sugar in a pan until it caramelizes. Swirl until you get an amber color.
  • Add the cornstarch mixture little by little while stirring continuously.
  • Continue cooking the caramel until it thickens. When it starts boiling, stir to avoid lumps. Scrape the edges and the bottom. Let it cool for a bit.
  • Caramel Milk Pudding:
  • Pour the caramel over the chilled milk pudding. Spread the caramel over the top. Let it chill in the fridge for at least 30 minutes.
  • Scoop some milk pudding on a serving plate and enjoy!

Watch how to Cook Caramel Milk Pudding

Caramel Milk Pudding Recipe (TAGALOG)


Para sa milk pudding:

  • 1 litro ng gatas
  • ¾ tasa ng asukal
  • 1 tasa ng cornstarch
  • ½ kutsara ng vanilla extract (optional)

Para sa caramel:

  • ½ tasa ng asukal
  • 1 kutsara ng cornstarch
  • 1 tasa ng tubig o gatas


Para sa milk pudding:

  1. Paghaluin ang gatas at asukal sa isang kaldero. Ilagay ang cornstarch at haluin hanggang matunaw. Lutuin ang mixture gamit ang mababang apoy. Haluin ito ng tuloy tuloy. Maglagay ng vanilla extract at haluin.
  2. Kapag malapot na ang mixture, lutuin pa ito ng 1-2 minuto.
  3. Ilipat ang milk pudding mixture sa isang baking pan. I-tap ito ng ilang beses sa lamesa para ma-flatten.
  4. Ilagay ito sa ref ng 30 minuto para lumamig.

For the caramel:

  1. Sa isang maliit na bowl, paghaluin ang tubig o gatas at cornstarch.
  2. Magpainit ng asukal sa kawali hanggang magcaramelize ito. Haluin o i-swirl ito para hindi masunog hanggang maging amber ang kulay.
  3. Ilagay ang cornstarch mixture ng paunti-unti habang hinahalo ng tuloy tuloy.
  4. Hayaang maluto ang caramel sauce hanggang lumapot. Kapag kumukulo na, haluin para hindi magbuo-buo. Palamigin ito ng konti.

Caramel Milk Pudding:

  1. Ilagay ang caramel sauce sa ibabaw ng milk pudding. I-spread ito para malagyan lahat. Palamigin ang caramel milk pudding ng at least 30 minutes bago ihain.
  2. Mag-scoop ng milk pudding sa isang bowl at enjoy!
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