Low-fat custard recipe

Click to rate
(795 ratings)
Sending your rating
  • Low-fat
serves: 4
Skill: easy
Cost: cheap

Nutrition per portion

Calories 122 kCal 6%
Fat 3.1g 4%
  -  Saturates 0.9g 5%
Carbohydrates 19.4g 6%
  -  of which Sugars 4.6g 5%
Protein 4.1g 8%
Salt 0.1g 2%
  • We earn a commission for products purchased through some links in this article.
  • Love a bit of custard on your dessert? Now you don’t have to feel guilty drowning your pud in our delicious low-fat custard recipe, because this one won’t ruin your diet. This easy custard serves 4 people and will take only 10 minutes to prepare and cook in total. A portion of this low-fat custard works out at only 75 calories per serving. It’s the perfect option if you’re trying to eat a little healthier and cut down on your sweet treats. This simple custard is made from scratch and uses semi-skimmed milk as well as egg yolks and sweetener to make it lower in fat than your average custard recipe.


    • 300ml skimmed milk
    • 2tsp cornflour
    • 4tbsp granular sweetener
    • 2 medium egg yolks
    • ½ tsp vanilla extract


    • Put the milk into a pan and slowly bring to simmer, remove from the heat.

    • Put the cornflour, sweetener, egg yolks and vanilla extract into a bowl and whisk together.

    • Gradually whisk in the warm milk.

    • Rinse out the pan, then strain the mixture back into the pan. Heat gently, whisking all the time until the custard thickens, it should just coat the back of the spoon. Serve immediately.

    Top tip for making Low-fat custard

    Serve this delicious custard with crumble, pie and puds too

    Click to rate
    (795 ratings)
    Sending your rating