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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 449 kcal


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


  1. Tip 600 mls of cream into a saucepan and add the 150 grams of sugar in too.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. Chill for at least 4 hours. You can decorate with a couple of raspberries, mint sprigs or chocolate shavings.

  5. Apply To Horrified Face

Recipe Notes

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

Nutrition Facts
Lemon Posset
Amount Per Serving
Calories 449 Calories from Fat 333
% Daily Value*
Fat 37g57%
Saturated Fat 23g144%
Cholesterol 137mg46%
Sodium 38mg2%
Potassium 109mg3%
Carbohydrates 30g10%
Sugar 25g28%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 1470IU29%
Vitamin C 13.5mg16%
Calcium 67mg7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.