Preparation info
  • Makes 500 ml 17 fl oz 2 cups ) , serves


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Happy Vegan Food: Fast, Fresh, Simple Vegan

By Bettina Campolucci Bordi

Published 2022

  • About

I grew up loving custard, it was one of my staple foods as a child. This lovely recipe is a great alternative and a fantastic base for several sweet treats.


  • 2 tablespoons very fine cornflour (cornstarch), such as Maizena
  • 500 ml (17 fl oz</


Blend the cornflour with a little bit of of the coconut milk in a medium pan over a medium heat, whisking until you have an even consistency. Then add the rest of the ingredients including the scraped vanilla pod – there is still a lot of goodness there – whisking until the cornflour and vanilla are fully incorporated into the coconut milk.

Whisk until the custard starts to thicken and