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Mocha Breakfast Pudding

Mocha Breakfast Pudding on white plate

Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free

Want to switch up your morning chia seed pudding recipe?  Try using teff, a gluten-free whole “grain” that packs 10 grams of protein per every one cup serving. 

Prep Time: 2 minutesCook Time: 5 minutesServings: 4 servings


  • ½ cup teff flour
  • 3 tablespoons cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon espresso powder, optional
  • 1½ cups canned coconut milk (1 13.5-oz can)
  • 1 tablespoon real maple syrup
  • Raspberries, optional, for garnish
  • Hemp hearts, optional, for garnish
  • Coconut flakes, optional, for garnish


  1. In a medium-sized bowl, add teff flour, cocoa powder, espresso powder, coconut milk, and maple syrup. Whisk until smooth. 
  2. Transfer mixture to a saucepan over medium heat. Stir mixture continuously for 5 minutes until it thickens to your desired texture. Remove from heat, transfer to serving dishes and allow to cool. 
  3. Garnish as desired and enjoy!

Nutrition Info (without garnish): 

1 serving 

Calories: 285 

Carbohydrates: 22 g

Protein: 4.8 g

Fat: 22.5 g 

Sat fat: 19.3 g 

Sugar: 6 g 

Added sugar: 3 g

Fiber: 5 g