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Pudding is one of those desserts. It's so neatly at home amongst creamy and decadent while still straddling light, fluffy, or fruity.

The funny thing? Pudding often gets a reputation for being pretty ho-hum. Maybe it conjures up images of powdered ingredients in a box or perhaps even lumpy memories of a great aunt's concoction. But we've found a few recipes that will forever change the way you see pudding. Below are some of our favorite recent finds &mdash a few we've actually made and a few we can't wait to try. What's your best pudding recipe?

Homemade Pistachio Pudding - Joy the Baker
Meyer Lemon Pudding - The Galley Gourmet
Nutella Pudding - Food 52
Rice Pudding with Coconut Milk - Sassy Radish
Southern Banana Pudding - The Merry Gourmet

Recipe Review: Butterscotch Pudding From Gourmet

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