Lemon Creams (Lemon Posset)

This is possibly the easiest dessert ever - with only 3 main ingredients. Try it for yourself - perfect all year round!
Serves: 6
  • 397g can Carnation Condensed Milk
  • 150ml carton double cream
  • finely grated zest and juice of 4 large unwaxed lemons (about 150ml)
  • To serve
  • 1tbsp chopped mint leaves
  • 1tsp granulated sugar
  • squeeze of lemon juice
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  • 10 mins
    total prep time

    1 hr
    ready to serve in

Each serving typically contains

  • Calories 340 17%
  • Sugars 38.1g 42%
  • Fat 18.6g 27%
  • Saturates 11.8g 59%
  • Salt 0.16g 3%

of an adult's guideline daily amount*
* GDAa are guidelines. Personal requirements vary depending on age, gender, weight and activity levels.

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  1. Whisk the condensed milk and cream together until thick. Add the lemon juice and zest (watch the mixture thicken!)
  2. Spoon the lemon cream into ramekins, or a large trifle bowl and then chill for at least an hour, or overnight.
  3. To serve, muddle the mint leaves with the sugar and lemon juice and sprinkle a little onto the lemon cream.
  4. Serve this with fresh raspberries and a crisp shortbread biscuit

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