Custard (4:1)


Time Required 10

Classical Ketogenic DietDesserts


  • 100mL KetoCal 4:1 Powder Vanilla, reconstituted*
  • 5g rice bran oil
  • 5g double thick cream (48% fat)
  • 2g custard powder
  • 30g hot water
  • Liquid sweetener

* When reconstituting KetoCal 4:1 powder, use 14.2g plus 86mL water to give a final volume of 100mL. If you would prefer to use KetoCal 4:1 Liquid in this recipe, please consult your  Dietitian for guidance on how to adapt the recipe.

Important note: This recipe is for patients following a Classical 4:1 ketogenic Diet. The ketogenic diet must be used under strict medical supervision. Please refer to your Dietitian before making any adaptations to the recipes.



  1. Place KetoCal, oil and cream in a pan, heat but do not boil
  2. Mix custard powder with hot water
  3. Add custard to mixture and stir until it starts to thicken slightly, then custard is ready
  4. Add a big squirt of sweetener to taste


Chef's Tips

Use a whisk or fork to remove any lumps when you mix the custard powder into the mixture.

This recipe produces a thin pouring custard. If you would prefer a thick custard, you can try the Créme Brulee recipe, just don’t set in the fridge.


Nutritional Information

Approx. Per Serving

Fat 17.3g
Protein 2.1g
Carbohydrate 2.2g
Kcal value 172
KD ratio 4:1

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