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Type Custard or pudding
Place of origin Italy
Cookbook: Budino  Media: Budino

Budino is a sweet Italian dish, usually rich and creamy like a custard or pudding. The word originally referred to a type of medieval sausage, similar to English pudding.[1] Budino is the Italian word for custard or pudding.[2] It can be thickened with cornstarch or cookies to make it more like a soufflé or ganache, and can be sauced with various flavors, including chocolate, caramel, dewy apple, and butterscotch.[3]


  1. ^ Gil Marks (August 25, 2010). Encyclopedia of Jewish Food. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. p. 77. ISBN 978-0-470-39130-3. 
  2. ^ Joanne Weir, Penina Meisels (photographer) (2004). Weir Cooking in the City: More Than 125 Recipes and Inspiring Ideas for Relaxed Entertaining. p. 266. ISBN 978-0-7432-4663-7. 
  3. ^ Danyelle Freeman. Try This: Traveling the Globe Without Leaving the Table. ISBN 978-0-06-209217-5.