Lemon posset

For a luscious dessert that can be prepared in a jiffy with just three simple ingredients, try Tamasin Day-Lewis' lemon posset
By Tamasin Day-Lewis
Lemon posset
  • Rating:
  • Serves: 6-8
  • Cook Time: 3 minutes
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Effort: easy

Ingredients

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  • 600 ml double cream, Jersey if possible
  • 135 g vanilla sugar
  • 2 lemons, juice only

Method

1. Pour the cream into a large saucepan and add the sugar. Boil for 3 minutes.

2. Remove from the heat and whisk in the lemon juice.

3. Strain the mixture into a jug before pouring into the ramekins. Leave them to cool and refrigerate for 4-6 hours before serving. Macaroons or almond tuiles make a lovely accompaniment.

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