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Three lime possets in small glasses topped with lime zest

Lime posset

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3.201 stars based on 15 ratings

These possets are very refreshing and zesty, they’re so easy to make and perfect for a dinner party¬†as you can make it the day before. This recipe is provided by Shelina Permalloo.

Key Information

  • Prep:
  • Bake:
  • Serves:8
  • Skill level:easy

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Ingredients

For the possets

  • 500ml 17 fl oz Double cream
  • 125g 4½ oz Unrefined golden caster sugar (we use Billington's) Unrefined golden caster sugar
  • 4 4 Lime(s) zest and juice

For the topping

  • 2 2 Lime(s) zest only
  • 30g 1⅛ oz Dessicated coconut

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The Method Enter Bake mode

  1. Classic mode Step 1

    In a heavy based pan add the cream, sugar, lime juice and zest and bring to the boil.

    Ingredients for this step

    • 500ml 17 fl oz Double cream
    • 125g 4½ oz Unrefined golden caster sugar (we use Billington's) Unrefined golden caster sugar
    • 4 4 Lime(s) zest only
  2. Classic mode Step 2

    Remove from heat and strain the mixture into a jug through a sieve.

  3. Classic mode Step 3

    Pour into 8 small glasses and place in the fridge to set. These can be made a day in advance.

  4. Classic mode Step 4

    Just prior to serving, sprinkle the possets with some desiccated coconut and shaved lime zest.

    Ingredients for this step

    • 30g 1⅛ oz Dessicated coconut
    • 2 2 Lime zest