Follow us


Egg-free lemon cream: perfect on its own or for filling desserts

Lemon cream without eggs

If you are looking for something light, we recommend trying the egg-free lemon cream: enjoyed on its own or in a dessert, it is amazing!

Preparing a lemon cream without eggs will prove to be the best choice if you are looking for something simple , perhaps to use to fill your desserts , and guaranteed to be successful. Yes, because nothing will come between you and the perfect consistency of this cream which, in the traditional version, could also give you some headaches.

This egg-free lemon custard, as mentioned, is perfect for filling desserts but also to be enjoyed on its own as a dessert . Accompanied with some biscuits or decorated with crumbled amaretti biscuits, it becomes a truly perfect dessert at the end of a meal. Curious to find out how to prepare this great classic without eggs and its even lighter variant without milk?

Lemon cream without eggs
Lemon cream without eggs

How to prepare the egg-free custard recipe

  1. First, wash the lemon and remove the zest with a potato peeler. Be careful not to peel off the white part, which has a bitter taste.
  2. In a bowl mix the cornstarch and sugar .
  3. Pour in the milk slowly, mixing with a whisk to prevent the formation of lumps.
  4. Add the lemon peels and transfer to the heat.
  5. From boiling it will take approximately 5 minutes before your cream reaches the perfect consistency. During this period of time, stir frequently.
  6. Once cooked, remove the peels with the help of kitchen tongs and, if desired, color the cream with a pinch of turmeric . This will give you the characteristic yellow colour.
  7. Let the cream cool in a bowl, covered with cling film, before using it in your recipes.

Lemon cream without eggs and milk

Making this cream even lighter is really simple. The first way is to replace cow's milk with a vegetable drink of your choice. The quantity and procedure remain unchanged but you can obtain a cream that is perfect even for vegans .

Alternatively, you can prepare a water custard . Also in this case the doses and procedure remain the same but the calories will be further reduced. Furthermore, this recipe is perfect if your pantry is a little out of stock !

However, we invite you to also try our traditional custard : we guarantee that the differences are very minimal!

Riproduzione riservata © - WT