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Use just three ingredients to make this wonderfully elegant dessert for family or friends
By James Martin
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  • Rating:
  • Serves: 4-6
  • Cook Time: 5 minutes plus 3 hours chilling time
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Effort: easy

Ingredients

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  • 600 ml double cream
  • 140 g caster sugar
  • 2 large lemons, juice and grated zest

To serve:

  • 1 large lemon, pared zest only

Tips and Suggestions

This recipe works well with James Martin's shortbread recipe.

Method

1. Put the double cream in a large pan with the sugar. Bring slowly to the boil and simmer for 3 minutes. Take it off the heat, add the lemon juice and zest and whisk well.

2. Pour into 6 ramekins and refrigerate for 2-3 hours. Sprinkle with the pared lemon zest before serving.

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