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a lemon chia pudding topped with lemon cream and a lemon slice

Creamy Lemon Chia Pudding

  • Author: Jessica Hoffman
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 2-4 servings 1x
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Mix
  • Cuisine: American
  • Diet: Vegan


Lemon chia pudding that is topped with a lemon creamy for the ultimate lemony-chia experience!


Units Scale

Chia pudding

Lemon cream

  • 1/2 cup raw cashews, soaked in hot water for 1 hour then drained
  • 6 tbsp full-fat coconut milk (from a can)
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • zest of 1 lemon
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric (optional, for colour)


  1. Whisk the chia seeds, coconut milk, almond milk, maple syrup, vanilla extract, lemon juice, and lemon together in a bowl.
  2. Keep whisking for 1-2 minutes until the mixture begins to thicken, then place the bowl in the fridge for 30 minutes to set.
  3. To make the lemon cream, add the cashews, coconut milk, maple syrup, lemon juice, lemon zest and turmeric to a high-speed blender and blend until smooth and creamy.
  4. Divide the chia pudding between 2-4 small cups or jars, then add the lemon cream on top.
  5. Place in the fridge to set for at least 2 hours.


Store the chia pudding in sealed jars in the fridge for up to 5 days. 


  • Serving Size: 1/4 of the recipe
  • Calories: 250
  • Sugar: 14g
  • Fat: 13g
  • Saturated Fat: 5g
  • Carbohydrates: 25g
  • Fiber: 7g
  • Protein: 6g

Keywords: lemon chia pudding, chia pudding with lemon