A block of homemade vegan smoked gouda made with coconut milk sliced on crackers.

Vegan Smoked Gouda

Vegan smoked gouda cheese made with coconut milk.  Free of gluten, dairy, soy, and nuts!

Course Appetizer
Cuisine cheese, gluten free, soy free, vegan
Keyword how to make vegan cheese, vegan coconut milk cheese, vegan smoked gouda
Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Chill Time 2 hours
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 102 kcal



  1. Prepare cheese molds by spraying a glass bowl or container with spray oil or rub any neutral flavored oil on the molds to prevent sticking. (Recipe will make about 2 cups of cheese).

  2. Pour the can of coconut milk into a saucepan.

  3. Put 1/2 cup of hot water into the empty coconut milk can to melt all the remaining coconut milk and add the water to the pan.

  4. Add all remaining ingredients to the saucepan and stir with a whisk.

  5. Turn heat on to medium and stir frequently until it boils.

  6. Turn down the heat until the cheese sauce is just barely boiling and stir constantly for 6 minutes until it is very smooth.

  7. Immediately pour into the prepared cheese molds.

  8. Let it cool with the lid off for about 15 minutes at room temperature, then transfer to the refrigerator for at least 2 hours to firmly set. 

  9. Once the cheese is cooled completely cover and store in the refrigerator in a sealed for up to a week.

Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts
Vegan Smoked Gouda
Amount Per Serving (0.25 cup)
Calories 102 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Fat 10g15%
Saturated Fat 9g56%
Sodium 307mg13%
Potassium 137mg4%
Carbohydrates 3g1%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin C 0.6mg1%
Calcium 16mg2%
Iron 1.9mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.