Heavy Cream Substitute

When you need a cream substitute for your coffee or even desserts, this recipe is my go-to!
This is great for people who can’t drink dairy. Instead, this little recipe uses soymilk!

Soymilk is great in that it has all nine essential amino acids! That’s impressive as far as plants go. Soymilk has also been linked to lower risk of heart disease, osteoporosis, and even help reduce menopausal symptoms!

A side note for the chocolate lovers, you can also add cocoa powder for a tasty chocolate cream.

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 Tbsp fine cornmeal
  • 125ml soymilk, unsweetened (sweetened is fine)
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence
  • 1 tsp maple syrup, or more to taste
  • 2 oz margarine

Preparation:

  • Add the cornmeal in a small pan
  • Add the soymilk a little at a time, mixing carefully to remove lumps
  • Add the vanilla essence and maple syrup
  • Heat on low, stirring gently and continuously until the mixture thickens
  • Remove from heat
  • Bathe the pan in cold water to let cool
  • In a small bowl, mash the margarine with a fork till it begins to cream
  • Start adding cooled cornmeal mixture, continuing to mix till you have a rich. smooth. creamy consistency (hand-mixers work great here)
  • If it’s too thick, thin extra soymilk. But be careful not to add too much
  • Refrigerate till needed

GFCF, SF, EF, DF

Legend:

  • GFCF – gluten free casein free
  • SF – soy  free
  • DF – dairy free
  • EF – egg free

Resources:
https://www.everydayhealth.com/diet-nutrition/pros-cons-soy-milk/

22 Comments

  1. Toto0

    this changes everything

  2. Sugar Tooth

    ikr i can make my favorite desserts again

  3. Coffee Lover <3

    I can have my coffee again!

  4. Toto0

    real men drink their coffee black

  5. Coffee Lover <3

    why are you dragging that into the conversation

  6. Toto0

    because real men speak their mind

  7. Coffee Lover <3

    i’m not even a man

  8. Toto0

    oh. sorry ma’am, have a good day

  9. Coffee Lover <3

    and i will, with my new creamer in my coffee

  10. Toto0

    i deserve that one

  11. Coffee Lover <3

    well at least you admit it. there may be some hope for you afterall

  12. Sugar Tooth

    get a room you two!

  13. C B

    sorry to interrupt the….mating ritual?

  14. Underrated Comment

    “so uh, wanna go out for coffee sometime?”

  15. C B

    “okay! but i’m only free friday and saturday nights”

  16. Underrated Comment

    nice

  17. Sugar Tooth

    i love the internet sometimes

  18. Toto0

    y’all are too much

  19. Soy llamo Jeff

    guys, what if I can’t have soy products?

  20. Toto0

    try almond milk or cashew milk

  21. Soy llamo Jeff

    haha and this is coming from a “real man” who drinks his coffee black??

  22. Toto0

    i’m only talking about the heavy cream.

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