Lime possets with raspberries

You only need four ingredients for this refreshing summer dessert, plus it can be made a day ahead

  • Prep:10 mins
    Cook:3 mins
    Plus chilling
  • Serves 2
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 619
  • fat 54g
  • saturates 30g
  • carbs 34g
  • sugars 34g
  • fibre 0g
  • protein 2g
  • salt 0.06g


  • 200ml double cream
  • 4 tbsp caster sugar
  • 3 tbsp lime juice (about 3 limes), plus zest 1 lime
  • few raspberries


  1. Put the cream and sugar in a small saucepan. Heat until just boiling, then boil vigorously for 2½ mins, while stirring constantly. Turn off the heat, stir in the lime juice and most of the zest and divide between 2 small pots or glasses. Chill for at least 2 hrs (or overnight if you’re making ahead), until set.

  2. To serve top each posset with a few raspberries and the remaining zest.

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