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lemon posset with biscuits and a squeezed lemon and plastic juicer

Lemon Posset

This light and velvety Lemon Posset is absolutely divine. Perfect as a make ahead dinner party dessert or for any special occasion, it is a huge crowd pleaser.
Course Dessert
Cuisine English
Keyword lemon posset
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 3 minutes
Total Time 8 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 449kcal


  • 200 mls lemon juice
  • 600 mls double cream
  • 150 grams caster sugar


  • Tip 600 mls of cream into a saucepan and add the 150 grams of sugar in too.
  • Bring to a gentle simmer whilst stirring and scraping the cream around the saucepan. Once it reaches a simmer then keep it simmering for 3 minutes. Stir throughout those 3 minutes just so the cream doesn't catch at the bottom and sides.
  • Remove from the heat and pour in the lemon juice. Stir jn thoroughly. Pour into a jug and then your serving glasses/dishes. Try to get the volumes right at first attempt just to get a clean look.
  • Chill for at least 4 hours. You can decorate with a couple of raspberries, mint sprigs or chocolate shavings.
  • Apply To Horrified Face


All nutritional information is meant only as a guide and is approximate.


Calories: 449kcal | Carbohydrates: 30g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 37g | Saturated Fat: 23g | Cholesterol: 137mg | Sodium: 38mg | Potassium: 109mg | Sugar: 25g | Vitamin A: 1470IU | Vitamin C: 13.5mg | Calcium: 67mg