Sweet, smooth, creamy and delicious – most people think that the tasty treat that is custard can only be made using dairy and eggs. Those people would be completely wrong! Prove it to them with these 15 incredible vegan custard recipes that you can find on our Food Monster App!
1. No-Bake Lavender Fig Custard Tart
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The gluten-free crust in this No-Bake Lavender Fig Custard Tart from Mitra Shirmohammadi is very easy to make. All you need to do is pulse the ingredients in a food processor until they form a sticky dough. The custard filling is a dream for all lavender lovers! The key is to infuse the coconut milk (or your milk of choice) with lavender for 20-30 minutes until the milk is fragrant and tastes like lavender.
2. Mini Strawberry Tartlets With a Lemon Rose Custard Cream
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These Mini Strawberry Tartlets With a Lemon Rose Custard Cream from Michaell Johnson will have you in awe of how beautifully the flavors of strawberry, lemon, and rose go together. The flavors of the tarts are a melt-in-your-mouth and savor-the-moment amazing! This simple dessert strawberries and cream to a whole new wow-factor.
3. Flourless Rhubarb Custard Cake
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This oil-free and refined sugar free Flourless Rhubarb Custard Cake from Nele Liivlaid takes a proud place among summery treats. Taste the refreshing sourness of rhubarb combined with creamy custard of chickpeas and coconut in a healthy way.
4. Lemon Custard
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In this Lemon Custard from The Living Kitchen by Tamara Green and Sarah Grossman, zesty lemon makes a refreshing dessert here that’s creamy, tangy, and sweet, and can help if you have altered taste buds. Turmeric powder makes this dish anti-inflammatory and creates a beautiful, bright-yellow color that’s unlike any other dessert!
5. Coconut Custard Pie
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Coconut custard pies are not just for the holidays! Desserts are not limited to a certain time of the year. Creamy, decadent, rich, but made into smaller pies, these Coconut Custard Pie from Gretchen Price definitely have to be the next dessert you serve to your friends and family.
6. Fancy Fig Custard Tart
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On their own, figs have a uniquely sweet taste and a delicate, soft texture that is really addictive. But sliced into thick rounds and drowned in vanilla custard? That’s a one-way ticket to dessert heaven. You’ll immediately fall in love with this secretly healthy Fancy Fig Custard Tart from Lucie Javorska!
7. Custard Cake With Whipped Coconut Cream
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This Custard Cake With Whipped Coconut Cream from Elsa Brobbey is a wonderful little cake, modest and excellent on its own, but the whipped coconut frosting makes it a delightful dessert. It’s much like a classic cake and custard sauce – a dense cake, also moist and not too sweet with a subtle richness that goes well with tea.
8. Pumpkin Pie Custards With Brulee Topping
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These Pumpkin Pie Custards With Brulee Topping from Dreena Burton are magical – creamy, luscious, and like having a mini pumpkin pie (without the crust!) all to yourself! These will definitely have to be on all your dessert menus – and with the brûlée topping!
9. Vanilla Custard Almond Crowns
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These Vanilla Custard Almond Crowns from The Rose and Bean have all of the flakiness and buttery flavor of crescents but are taken to the next level thanks to the vanilla-infused custard filling and the icing drizzled on top. The toasted, slivered almonds add a great amount of crunch to these soft pastries. These almond crowns are a great treat for brunch or even as a little mid afternoon snack.
10. Streuseltaler: German Custard-Filled Streusel Bun
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Popular all across Germany, streuseltaler can be found in just about any German bakery. It is typically comprised of a yeasted cake topped with streusel and then covered with vanilla glaze. Another popular way to serve this dessert is to cut the cakes in half and fill them with a creamy vanilla custard. Unlike the original, this Streuseltaler: German Custard-Filled Streusel Bun from Petra Vogel is egg-free and dairy-free! Serve it for breakfast or dessert with a cup of coffee.
11. Chocolate and Vanilla Custard Cakes
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You have got to try this much healthier and vegan version of the traditional custard! These cute little two-layered Chocolate and Vanilla Custard Cakes from Kirsten Kaminski are topped with delicious coconut whipped cream. If you like custard, you’ll love these!
12. Natilla (Custard)
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Natilla is a Cuban dessert and like other custards it’s usually made with egg yolks. Here’s a vegan version of Natilla (Custard) from Desiree Rodriguez that substitutes the milk and the egg using some fresh almond milk and some vegan egg.
13. Fuit and Custard Tart
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14. Lemon Custard Mousse Slice With Blueberry Cream
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This summery Lemon Custard Mousse Slice With Blueberry Cream from Anthea Cheng is a new take on lemon slices. The condensed coconut milk gives them a dreamy cloud-like texture. The crumbly base, made from oats and dates, provides an amazing contrast to the lemony filling and the blueberry cream!
15. Mille Feuille With Homemade Custard
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Mille Feuille is a beloved French pastry with layers of crispy, buttery puff pastry, custard filling, and a chocolate and vanilla frosting. You can get all ingredients in your supermarket and baking the dessert is far easier than it seems! All you have to to is to bake a sheet of puff pastry, slice into three equal pieces, make your own vegan vanilla custard (vegan crème pâtissière), assemble and then add the glazing on top. Check out this Mille Feuille With Homemade Custard from Philipp Ertl!
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