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Okay. I’m not going to lie; I love custard. I mean, I really love custard.
But when you have to wait for it to set? Nope.
May I introduce you to keto Crème Anglaise? This sauce is basically a pourable vanilla custard. (No, that doesn’t mean that you can drink it from the jug)
It’s perfect over fresh berries or as a side sauce. It's like creamy vanilla fat bomb in liquid form - almost zero-carb and high in healthy fats!
When I was researching the traditional recipes for Crème Anglaise, I calculated the sugar to sweetener ratio and the average came out at 6 Tablespoons. I found this waaaay too sweet, but my tastebuds have changed a lot over the years and I have gone as low as 1 Tablespoon of sweetener in this sauce. You may want to use any low-carb sweetener to taste.
If you can't eat dairy, full-fat coconut milk is a great alternative to cream. Enjoy!
Serving size 1/3 cup/ 80 ml
Allergy information for Low-Carb Crème Anglaise
✔ Gluten free
✔ Dairy free
✔ Nut free
✔ Nightshade free
✔ Pork free
✔ Avocado free
✔ Coconut free
✔ Fish free
✔ Shellfish free
✔ Beef free
- Recipe can be made dairy-free or coconut-free.
Nutritional values (per serving, 1/3 cup/ 80 ml)
Net carbs2.7 grams
Calories from carbs 4%, protein 4%, fat 92%
Total carbs2.7 gramsFiber0 gramsSugars2.4 gramsSaturated fat17.8 gramsSodium32 mg(1% RDA)Magnesium5 mg(1% RDA)Potassium66 mg(3% EMR)
Ingredients (makes about 2 1/3 cups)
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