Vegan DIY custard: (Sugar free)

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About:

Custard- it’s nice to enjoy a slightly sweet dessert after a meal. However, when you can make it dairy and gluten free, and combine the flavour of coconut, you have a delicious and creamy creation the whole family will crave.

This was rich and tasty, yet it did not feel greasy or heavy at all. And, incredibly, it was vegan!

Yields: 2 cup
Preparation time: 5 mins
Cooking time: 20 mins

Ingredients:

  • Coconut milk-1tin (200ml)
  • Corn flour/corn starch- 2tbsp
  • Vanilla essence-2tsp
  • Stevia-3-4tbsp (adjust as per the sweet preferred)
  • Turmeric- a generous pinch

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Procedure:

  • Warm the coconut milk on a medium low flame without bringing it to the boil.
  • Thoroughly blend the sugar with the cornflour and then gradually add the warm milk, taking particular care in the initial phase to dissolve any lumps.
  • Then add the vanilla essence and the turmeric.
  • Bring the eggless custard to the boil, continuing to stir all the time; cook for a further 3 minutes and eliminate the vanilla pod.
  • Now allow the custard to cool down completely before serving it on to the dessert

OR

  • Once cold, cover the custard with cling film, in direct contact with the surface, and place in the refrigerator for at least 30’ before use.

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Make this a Fresh fruit Pudding/Dessert using Biscuit base:

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Note:

  • If your custard forms lumps just whisk using a hand blender until smooth.
  • You can use almond milk or regular milk for variation.
  • You can add dairy free butter/regular butter for light and fluffy consistency
  • Stevia can be replaced with brown sugar or any sweetener of choice.
  • Adding cream would make this custard thick equivalent to store bought one
  • Cooking for longer time whisking continuously is another way to make custard thicker.

About Chitra Jagadish

My passion for Cooking & love to explore healthy recipes. This blog is a result from it and am here to share 'Recipes for Healthy living'...Its all about 'FOOD and HEALTH'

Posted on March 18, 2016, in Dessert, Indian, International, Sweets, Vegan and tagged , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 40 Comments.

  1. Cool Chitra 🙂

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  2. That’s awesome Chitz ❤ Thanks for the vegan version

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  3. superb and simple home made custard

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  4. Wonderful and so easy 😄

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  5. I normally make vegan custard using vegan custard powder! Yours looks relish!

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  6. wow thats an easy recipe 🙂 thanks!

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  7. This looks awesome..I like this vegan version of custard….

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  8. Loved it ! Lovely texture 🙂

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  9. Tempting!

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  10. Awesome Chitra 🙂

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  11. Chitra, it looks delicious! 🙂

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  12. Thehungryballer

    Healthy, interesting and delicious !

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  13. What a delicious and fresh recipe… I will try it one of these days… all my best wishes. Aquileana 😀

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  14. What a pretty color for pudding – I guess it comes from the Stevia 🙂

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  15. Lovely share…. Delicious…

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