500 ml fresh cream
170 g castor sugar
60 ml fresh lemon juice
finely grated zest from 1 small lemon
Pour the cream, castor sugar and lemon zest into pot and bring to boiling point while stirring. Simmer for 5 minutes. Add the lemon juice, stir through and simmer another minute.
Take off the heat and allow to cool down a bit. Pour into heat proof ramekins or pretty cups. You can cool it down a bit more and then pour into martini glasses. Put into fridge overnight or until completely cold. Serve garnished with fresh berries of choice, mint leaves and shortbread.
This is a traditional British dessert which I only discovered while in Cornwall UK.
* depending on the size of your portion, this would make two generous or 4 small portions. It’s a very rich dessert so small portions are perfect. The bowl in my photo is a large portion which two can share… think Valentine’s Day 💕
Recipe and photo: Elsabie Templeton