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

Easy Thick Vegan Vanilla Custard

Course Cake Filling
Cuisine Dessert
Keyword dairy free, egg free, vegan baking, vegan cake decorating, vegan custard
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 1 make 2 cups


  • 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


  • Add soy milk, vanilla, and salt and sugar to a small saucepan
  • Mix together cornflour/corn starch and water in a separate bowl to form a paste
  • Add to saucepan and place on a medium heat on your stovetop
  • Gently bring to a boil whilst continuously stirring with a whisk until it thickens then take off heat
  • 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