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Lime Posset

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Celebrity recipe

2 Reviews

Prep Time
Serves 8
Serves 8

About the bake

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.

5 ingredients4 steps
  • Egg-Free Recipes
  • Gluten Free
  • Nut Free
  • Vegetarian


  1. Step 1

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

  2. Step 2

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

  3. Step 3

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

  4. Step 4

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


  • For the Possets

    • 500mlDouble cream 
    • 125gUnrefined golden caster sugar (we like billington's) 
    • 4Lime(s) (zest & juice) 
  • For the Topping

    • 2Lime(s) (zest only) 
    • 30gDessicated coconut 


  • Heavy based pan
  • Sieve
  • Jug
  • 8x Small glasses

Nutritional information per 89g serving

  • Energy 364cal
  • Fat 32g
  • of which Saturates 20g
  • Carbohydrates 17g
  • of which Sugars 17g
  • Protein 1.3g
  • Salt 0.04g

2 Baker Ratings

I usually make lemon posset but we had a surplus of limes. Delicious!

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Really refreshing and creamy. The whole family enjoyed this desert. Loved so much so the family want it made again. Really recommend this recipe especially good if wanting something to finish off a meal thats not too heavy.

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