Vegan Lemon Curd


This is a great vegan alternative. The lemon curd is thick and jammy. This is great to have on hand to elevate breakfast or a dessert. Great for crepes, to spread on toast or biscuits, or to dip cookies into the curd.

two small glass jars of vegan lemon curd
Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Additional Time:
1 hrs
Total Time:
1 hrs 15 mins
8 servings


  • ¾ cup white sugar

  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch

  • ½ cup chilled coconut milk

  • ¼ cup fresh lemon juice

  • 2 teaspoons lemon zest

  • 3 tablespoons refined coconut oil

  • teaspoon ground turmeric


  1. Stir sugar and cornstarch together in a small saucepan. Shake and stir coconut milk; pour into the saucepan with lemon juice and lemon zest. Cook mixture over medium heat, stirring frequently, until mixture is thick and coats the back of spoon, 6 to 8 minutes. Remove from heat. Whisk in coconut oil and turmeric until melted and smooth.

  2. Transfer curd to a medium bowl. Chill until firm, about 1 hour. Refrigerate in an airtight container for up to 2 weeks.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

154 Calories
8g Fat
22g Carbs
0g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 154
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 8g 10%
Saturated Fat 7g 36%
Sodium 2mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 22g 8%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 19g
Protein 0g
Vitamin C 4mg 22%
Calcium 4mg 0%
Iron 1mg 3%
Potassium 43mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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