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Lemon and Lavender Possets

Lemon and Lavender Possets

Lemon and Lavender Possets - a quick and delicious creamy dessert.

Course Dessert
Cuisine English
Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 3 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 12 shooters
Author Recipe adapted from Delicious Magazine


  • 600 ml – 2 ½ cups double cream
  • 8 tbsp lavender sugar
  • 140 ml – ½ cup + 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • Zest of ½ lemon


  1. Put the double cream and lavender sugar in a saucepan over a medium heat. Bring to the boil, then simmer for 2 or 3 minutes, stirring constantly.
  2. Remove the pan from the heat and stir in the lemon zest and juice.
  3. Strain the mixture into serving glasses or teacups.
  4. Chill in the fridge for at least 2 hours or until set.

Recipe Notes

Double cream is thick cream that contains about 45-48% of fat. Even though it is thick, it does not contain thickening agents or gelatin.