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vegan vanilla custard, egg free custard, dairy free, vegan recipe

Easy Thick Vegan Vanilla Custard

  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 1 make 2 cups 1x


  • 2 cups soy milk (500 mls)
  • 60 grams white sugar (approximately 4 tbs )
  • 2 tbs lemon juice
  • 1 tbs vanilla extract
  • pinch sea salt
  • 1/4 cup corn flour/corn starch
  • 1/4 cup water (62.5 ml)
  • pinch turmeric or vegan yellow food colouring


  1. Add soy milk, vanilla, and salt and sugar to a small saucepan
  2. Mix together cornflour/corn starch and water in a separate bowl to form a paste
  3. Add to saucepan and place on a medium heat on your stovetop
  4. Gently bring to a boil whilst continuously stirring with a whisk until it thickens then take off heat
  5. To make it yellow either add a tiny pinch of turmeric or vegan yellow food colouring


Add more corn starch if you’re after a thicker custard

See YouTube video for all my tips, tricks and variations 

  • Cook Time: 5 minutes
  • Category: Cake Filling
  • Cuisine: Dessert

Keywords: dairy free, egg free, vegan baking, vegan cake decorating, vegan custard

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