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Sago Creme Brulee

Recipes | September 21, 2016 | By

Sago Creme Brulee


  • 2 litres almond milk
  • 1/2 cup coconut cream
  • 3/4 cup unrefined brown sugar (or coconut sugar)
  • 3 tablespoons sugar for the top
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • pinch ground cinnamon and nutmeg
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla essence
  • 1 cup sago


  • Combine almond milk, coconut cream, sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg and vanilla in a pot and heat up.
  • When hot, but not boiling, add sago and reduce the heat slightly.
  • Simmer for 2 -3 minutes till translucent, and thicker (about 20 mins).
  • Once it is dense, remove from heat and cool for 5 mins.
  • Remove cinnamon stick.
  • Scoop in bowls, sprinkle the rest of the sugar on top and caramelize with a blowtorch.


Recipe credit: Ginger & Lime for Green Monday SA
Photo credit: House of Vizion