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Super Simple Vegan Custard For All

This vegan custard recipe is extremely easy to make, and is smooth, creamy and sweet just like traditional english custard.

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Then you’re in the right place. This recipe covers all of that.

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How to make vegan custard

To make this easy vegan vanilla custard simply combine the caster sugar, cornflour, vanilla and plant based milk and single cream, into a saucepan. You can also add a pinch of turmeric as I have to create that traditional custard appearnce.

Mix the ingredients on medium heat until fully combined and begins to thicken. It is important to be continuously mixing so you don’t form any lumps. And your custard is nice and smooth.

vegan custard recipe

Once thickened (should coat the back of a spoon) remove from heat and transfer to a serving jug/bowl and cover with cling film. Making sure the cling film is touching the custard to prevent it from forming skin as it cools.

Done, ready to serve your vegan dessert with custard.

Troubleshooting

If you find your custard does have lumps simply sieve it over a bowl to remove them and you should be left with a smooth custard.

And just like before, cover with clingfilm if not using it straight away, to prevent a skin from forming 🙂

Uses

This quick vegan custard will work brilliantly well as a vegan custard filling between a vanilla, chocolate or even a mixed spiced layered cake.

Perhaps, if you wanted to make a smaller dessert, then vegan custard cupcakes would be delicious. Using the homemade vegan custard to fill the cupcakes. Or perhaps you’d prefer to personalize the flavour of the custard to match your cupcakes like a vegan lemon custard filling?

Maybe something more fancy – mini vegan vanilla patisserie cakes served with warm vegan custard!

Or even a vegan custard pudding like sticky toffee pudding served with custard. 

The options are endless, to create a vegan custard dessert.

Healthy vegan custard

To make this vegan gluten free custard healthy, substitute the caster sugar for 1tbsp honey or maple syrup to add sweetness.

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Super simple vegan custard

This vegan custard recipe is extremely easy to make, and is smooth, creamy and sweet just like traditional english custard.
Course Dessert
Cuisine Dairy Free
Keyword eggless
Prep Time 0 minutes
Cook Time 7 minutes
Servings 4

Equipment

  • Saucepan
  • Whisk

Ingredients

  • 120 ml Oat milk single cream
  • 150 ml Plant based milk
  • 2 tbsp Caster sugar
  • 2 tbsp Cornflour
  • 1 tsp Vanilla
  • Pinch Turmeric (optional)

Instructions

  • Simply combine all the ingredients into a saucepan. You can also add a pinch of turmeric as I have to create that traditional custard colour.
    120 ml Oat milk single cream, 150 ml Plant based milk, 2 tbsp Caster sugar, 2 tbsp Cornflour, 1 tsp Vanilla, Pinch Turmeric
  • Mix the ingredients on medium heat until fully combined and begins to thicken. It is important to be continuously mixing so you don’t form any lumps. And your custard is nice and smooth.
  • If you do have any lumps to refer to my troubleshooting section above.
  • Once thickened (should coat the back of a spoon) remove from heat and transfer to a serving jug/bowl and cover with cling film. Making sure the cling film is touching the custard to prevent it from forming skin as it cools.
  • Done, ready to serve on your vegan dessert.

Notes

For ingredients refer to my shop for all your pantry essentials.

Let me know your thoughts on this easy vegan custard recipe.

Your Experience

I’d love to hear your thoughts on this vegan custard. Did it turn out as you expected?

Was the best vegan custard you’ve had? Do you have any flavored custard recipes you’d like to see, or tutorials to plate your custard?

Let me know in the comments below.

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