Dairy-Free Coconut Custard
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Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: British
Serves: 8 servings
  • ½ cup + 1 cup shredded sweetened coconut, divided
  • ½ cup white sugar
  • ¼ cup flour
  • 3 egg yolks
  • 2 cups vanilla coconut milk beverage
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  1. Put the ½ cup coconut in a large skillet and place it over medium-high heat. Toast the coconut for about 4 minutes, stirring every 30 seconds.
  2. In a medium sauce pan, whisk together the sugar, flour, and egg yolks. Gradually whisk in the milk beverage.
  3. Place the pan over medium-high heat, and cook, whisking constantly, until thickened and bubbly, about 7 minutes.
  4. Whisk in the vanilla extract and remaining 1 cup shredded coconut, and remove the pan from the heat.
  5. Divide the custard between 8 serving cups and sprinkle each with about 1 tablespoon of the toasted coconut.
  6. Serve the dairy-free coconut custard warm, or refrigerate it and serve cold.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: ⅛ batch (about ⅓ cup) Calories: 157 Fat: 7.9g Saturated fat: 6.1g Carbohydrates: 20.6g Sugar: 15.6g Sodium: 10mg Fiber: 1.7g Protein: 1.9g
Recipe by Go Dairy Free at https://www.godairyfree.org/recipes/dairy-free-coconut-custard