pear custard


This dairy-free pear custard is a great way to use fresh ripe pears when they all become ripe at once.  This custard can pass for dessert and then breakfast the next day. It is such a wonderful nourishing dairy free meal/dessert I know you’ll love it!

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Pear Custard

Keyword: pear custard
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 233 kcal
Author: Cara


  • 1 can coconut milk Coconut milk: Full fat dairy option: Substitute 1-1/2 cups cultured cream or  full fat yogurt
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 2 pears very ripe
  • 4 egg yolks reserve the whites for biscuits, meringues, or macaroons
  • 4 whole eggs
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon optional


  1. Fill 1 or two 9x13 inch glass dishes with 1 inch of water for the water bath. Place in the oven and preheat oven to 350*.
  2. Mix all ingredients in a blender or food processor to a smooth puree.  Fill custard cups (or ovenproof cups such as mason jars) half full with custard mixture.  Once the oven has preheated, gently set the cups in the water.  Bake in the water bath for 30-45 minutes or until custard is mostly set but still soft in the center.
  3. Remove carefully with oven mitts or crack the oven door and allow to cool in the oven, removing when cool.  Serve warm, or cover with plastic wrap to store in the fridge and serve cool.
Nutrition Facts
Pear Custard
Amount Per Serving (1 serving)
Calories 233 Calories from Fat 144
% Daily Value*
Fat 16g25%
Saturated Fat 12g60%
Cholesterol 179mg60%
Sodium 189mg8%
Potassium 228mg7%
Carbohydrates 18g6%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 14g16%
Protein 5g10%
Vitamin A 260IU5%
Vitamin C 3.3mg4%
Calcium 36mg4%
Iron 1.6mg9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.







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