Non-Dairy Maple Custard


We can’t seem to find the origins of this non-dairy maple custard recipe, but it is fantastic!

Special Diet Notes: Non-Dairy Maple Custard

By ingredients, this recipe is dairy-free / non-dairy, gluten-free, grain-free, peanut-free, soy-free, vegetarian, and optionally nut-free.

Non-Dairy Maple Custard
Serves: 6
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • Dash of sea salt
  • 3 eggs
  • 1½ teaspoons real vanilla extract
  • 2 cups dairy-free milk beverage
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  1. Combine sugar, cornstarch and salt.
  2. Beat eggs; stir in sugar mixture and vanilla.
  3. Heat, but do not boil, dairy-free milk; gradually stir into egg mixture.
  4. Pour 1 teaspoon syrup into each of six 6-ounce custard cups; tilt cups to coat entire bottom.
  5. Pour egg mixture into cups.
  6. Place cups in 13x9x2 inch pan; place in oven. Pour hot water into pan to within ½ inch of tops of cups.
  7. Bake at 350 F. about 45 minutes to 1 hour or until knife blade inserted near center of custard comes out clean.
  8. Remove cups from water. Run knife blade along edges of custard, invert onto serving dish and serve warm. Or refrigerate, unmold at serving and serve cold.

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.


  1. This sounds delish! Can it be doubled easily to feed more people? Sometimes when I double, recipe doesn’t come out to proper consistency.

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