Easy Lemon & Ginger Posset Recipe
Made with three basic ingredients this posset is rich and creamy, flavored with lemons and ginger. So simple to make with a rich and velvety. Adapted from Cooks Illustrated.
- 2 cups heavy cream
- ⅔ cup sugar
- 2 - 3 lemons to make 6 tablespoons
- 1 pint of raspberries
- Candied ginger
In a medium saucepan combine the cream, sugar and grated ginger.
Bring mixture to a boil, stirring to dissolve the sugar. Continue boiling over medium heat until the mixture reduces to 2 cups. This will take about 10 minutes. Watch that the cream does not boil over. Pour the cream mixture into a 2-cup meauring cup to make sure it is at or close to 2 cups. If not, return the cream to the saucepan and continue boiling.
When the mixture is reduced to two cups, remove the saucepan from the heat and pour into a bowl then stir the lemon juice into the cream mixture.
Let the mixture cool for 15 minutes then strain the cream through a mesh strainer into a bowl or measuring cup.
Pour the custard into 6 ramekins then refrigerate for two hours or until set.
You can leave the posset as is or top with raspberries, lemon zest and candied ginger, or any toppings you prefer.
Tips for making a posset
- Make sure to boil the cream mixture until it has reduced to approximately 2 cups.
- If you prefer the amount of ginger can be reduced or not used.
Serving: 1 | Calories: 226kcal | Carbohydrates: 23.9g | Fat: 14.9g | Cholesterol: 55mg | Sodium: 18mg