Lemon Posset Recipe

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Johanna Published: September 2, 2021 Modified: September 8, 2021
Lemon Posset Recipe

How To Make Lemon Posset

Lemon posset is a classic English dessert that is reminiscent of panna cotta. This recipe is tasty, creamy, and needs only four ingredients!

Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking: 3 minutes
Refrigerate Time: 5 hours
Total: 5 hours 8 minutes



  • 2cupheavy cream
  • cupgranulated sugar
  • 2lemon juice
  • 2lemon zest


  1. Add the cream and sugar to a saucepan over medium heat.

  2. Bring to a boil, while stirring and simmer for 3 minutes until the sugar is dissolved.

  3. Remove from the heat and stir in the lemon juice and zest, the mix will start to thicken.

  4. Allow to cool for 5 minutes then pour into 4 individual dessert glasses.

  5. Refrigerate for at least 5 hours to overnight until set.

  6. Serve with a buttery cookie.


  • Calories: 483.15kcal
  • Fat: 44.11g
  • Saturated Fat: 27.42g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 12.72g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.65g
  • Carbohydrates: 22.60g
  • Fiber: 0.71g
  • Sugar: 20.81g
  • Protein: 2.61g
  • Cholesterol: 163.03mg
  • Sodium: 45.99mg
  • Calcium: 87.00mg
  • Potassium: 123.90mg
  • Iron: 0.11mg
  • Vitamin A: 489.27µg
  • Vitamin C: 17.74mg
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