Lemon syllabub

A quick dessert than can be as indulgent or as healthy as you want, experiment with your favourites

  • Prep:10 mins
    No cook
  • Serves 4
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 329
  • fat 29g
  • saturates 18g
  • carbs 15g
  • sugars 15g
  • fibre 0g
  • protein 2g
  • salt 0.05g


  • 284 tub whipping cream
  • 50g caster sugar
  • 50ml white wine
  • zest and juice from ½ lemon
  • almond thins or berries, to serve


Drop some calories
Try using half 0% fat Greek yogurt, half cream for a healthier dessert.Make it a fresh fruit trifle
Arrange sponge finger biscuits over the bottom of a serving bowl. Mix together 2 tbsp white wine with 1 tsp caster sugar and sprinkle over, then top with mixed fresh fruit. Make up the syllabub as before and spoon over to finish.


  1. Whip the cream and sugar together until soft peaks form. Stir in the wine, most of the lemon zest and the juice. Spoon into glasses or bowls, sprinkle with the remaining zest and serve with almond thins or berries.

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