Almond Milk Blanc-Manger with Strawberry Puree


This Almond Milk Blanc Manger with Strawberry Puree is an official entry in the So Delicious Dairy Free Recipe Contest! Blanc-Manger is a sweet French dessert that is commonly made with milk or cream and thickened with gelatin, cornstarch or Irish moss. In this recipe, it is made dairy-free with almond milk and vegan with cornstarch.

Recipe By: Hidemi Walsh

Almond Milk Blanc Manger with Strawberry Puree

Almond Milk Blanc Manger with Strawberry Puree
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Serves: 4 servings
For Strawberry Puree
  • ⅓- 1/4 pound fresh strawberries, washed and hulled
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • ½ tablespoon lemon juice
For Almond Milk Blanc Manger
To make the strawberry puree:
  1. Chop strawberries and put into a microwave-safe bowl.
  2. Stir in 2 tablespoons sugar and lemon juice.
  3. Cover with plastic wrap and microwave on high for 1 minute.
  4. Uncover, let cool then refrigerate until ready to use.
To make the almond blanc manger:
  1. In a saucepan, combine cornstarch, 2 tablespoons sugar and almond plus.
  2. Stir and heat over medium-low heat and simmer stirring constantly. When the mixture starts to get thickened, turn off the heat (10-12 minutes).
  3. Pour the mixture into each serving cup or bowl. Let cool at room temperature for 10-15 minutes. Then refrigerate for 2-2.5 hours or until sets.
  4. When served, spoon the juice from the strawberry puree and spread on the blanc manger. Place strawberries on top.

About Author

Alisa is the founder of, Food Editor for Allergic Living magazine, and author of the best-selling dairy-free book, Go Dairy Free: The Guide and Cookbook for Milk Allergies, Lactose Intolerance, and Casein-Free Living, and the new cookbook, Eat Dairy Free: Your Essential Cookbook for Everyday Meals, Snacks, and Sweets. Alisa is also a professional recipe creator and product ambassador for the natural food industry.

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