Lemon Posset

  • Recipe By
  • Published Dec 24th
  • Ready In5h 15m
  • Servings5
  • Calories730
This is the easiest lemon dessert I have ever made, it uses only three ingredients and will always impress guests.

Lemon Posset Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Lemon Posset for 5 servings:

  • 3 cups heavy cream
  • 1 1/4 cups white sugar
  • 3 lemons, juiced
  • 3 tablespoons additional heavy cream for topping

Lemon Posset Cooking Instructions

  • Prep5m
  • Cook10m
  • Ready In5h 15m

To cook Lemon Posset, you need about 5 minutes of preparation time. The time needed to cook this Lemon Posset is about 10 minutes , and you can serve your Lemon Posset within 5 hours 15 minutes . The following are the steps to cook Lemon Posset easily:

  1. 1 In a saucepan, stir together 3 cups of cream and sugar. Bring to a boil, and cook for 2 to 3 minutes. Stir in the lemon juice. Pour into serving glasses, and refrigerate until set, about 5 hours. Pour a little more cream over the tops just before serving.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 730 calories; 56.3 grams of fat; 61.2 grams of carbohydrates; 3.9 grams of protein; 208 milligrams of cholesterol; 60 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Oct 7th 2012

    This was lovely. I boiled mine for three minutes until it began to thicken on the sides of the pan but given that there is no flour it sets into a thick creme rather than a custard, even aft ...

  2. May 9th 2009

    Delicious as written! I have a SAFTY HINT for this recipe. Since the lemon, cream, sugar mixture is extremely hot as you pour it into your dessert dishes, I have thought of a safe way to p ...

  3. Jan 19th 2009

    Wow! Lemon Posset, where have you been all my life? What a sweet pleasure this dessert is. It does soften rather quickly upon removing from the refrigerator, but I remedied that by freezi ...

  4. Jul 9th 2008

    This is my new favorite dessert. As others suggested, I cut the sugar to 1 cup & added the zest of one lemon. I served it in small antique sundae glasses & topped with a splash of ...

  5. May 4th 2008

    I'm not a total lemon dessert lover, but when I saw the recipe, I thought I'd try it. (I have to admit, the picture definitely caught my attention.) I halved the recipe. I'm not sure if that ...

  6. Apr 8th 2008

    Super easy and delicious. I added lemon zest and I would reduce the sugar next time. Too sweet. But otherwise - awesome!

  7. Feb 17th 2008

    This was smooth, rich, tangy, overall AMAZING! And it was so easy to make! I used some fresh Meyer lemons and Trader Joe's heavy cream- when a recipe has only three ingredients quality of ...

  8. Jan 18th 2008

    Sensational flavor and shockingly easy. The smooth creaminess blends with the lemon tart flavor for a truly refreshing dessert. I only made 1/3 of the recipe since it was too hard to justi ...

  9. Jun 13th 2006

    I tried this recipe after my Mother ( who cannot cook to save her life, sorry Mom) tried it and failed. I don't even like lemony thing, But,this is brilliant and you deserve praise.