A New Look at Lemon Posset

By on January 29, 2021
lemon posset

The Lemon Posset dessert is based on the hot English drink made of curdled milk and ale.  Served chilled, this dessert is a light and delightful end to dinner. With only 3 ingredients used, you will love how simple this recipe is to make. 

The following recipe will make 6-8 servings, for a dinner party, or enough for a romantic Valentine’s Day Date, and leftovers for the next day.

Ingredients for the Lemon Posset

  1. 2 Lemons
  2. 2 Cups Heavy Whipping Cream
  3. 2/3rd Cup of Super-Fine Sugar 

lemon possetInstructions

  1. Grate peel from both lemons. 
  2. Slice open and juice lemons for 1/2 cup fresh lemon juice.
  3. Combine lemon juice, lemon zest, and sugar in a pan, bring to a gentle boil and boil for 3-4 minutes until syrup forms.  Set to the side and let it cool. 
  4. Pour heavy cream in a non-reactive pan and gently bring to a slow boil. Boil for 3-6 minutes to slightly reduce cream. 
  5. Combine syrup with cream. *Optional* At this point you can also add a teaspoon of honey or a tablespoon of mead. 
  6. Divide into serving dishes and refrigerate for a minimum of 4 hours or overnight.
  7. Serve chilled with a garnish of fresh mint, berries, or a dollop of whipped cream. 

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A New Look at Lemon Posset