Lime Posset with Raspberry Recipe

Lime Posset with Raspberry Recipe. Image credit: Unsplash

Lime Posset with Raspberries, a fresh and vibrant dessert

A lovely dessert that is suitable for any season. With its bright colour this lime posset is sure to surprise you with its bold taste.

Lime Posset with Raspberry Recipe

Lime Posset with Raspberry Recipe. Image credit: Unsplash

This lime posset with raspberries is a delectable dessert that is simple, and yet elegant.

I use these wonderful raspberries in this simple dessert that’s light to eat and always a favorite wherever it is served.

A fresh and vibrant dessert that requires little time to prepare and make. This recipe for Lime Posset with raspberries, surprisingly also requires very few ingredients to create something so lovely.

Lime Posset with Raspberries

Recipe by Petrus Madutlela Course: DinnerCuisine: GlobalDifficulty: Easy
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  • Lime posset
  • 400 ml 400 double cream

  • 100 g 100 caster sugar

  • Juice of about 2 ½ limes, plus zest of 1 lime

  • Raspberry Sauce
  • Punnet of raspberries (250 g)

  • Juice of ½ lime

  • 100 g 100 sugar

  • 10 g 10 corn starch

  • 20 ml 20 water

  • Star anise (optional)

  • Shortbread to serve


  • Pour the cream into a saucepan and add the sugar over medium heat. Bring to the boil, then reduce the heat and simmer for 2 minutes, stirring continuously.
  • Remove from the heat and stir in the lime juice and zest.
  • Pour into four tumblers, and refrigerate to set.
  • For the sauce, add three quarters of the raspberries into a saucepan over medium heat.
  • Add the sugar, star anise and lime juice and stir well. Cook for 1-2 minutes, until the mixture thickens. Mix the corn starch with the water to make a paste, then whisk it into the sauce. Cook for a further minute.
  • Pass your sauce through a fine sieve to remove the seeds and star anise
  • Stir in the remaining raspberries.
  • Leave to cool, then pour the sauce over the set cream in the tumblers. Refrigerate until required.
  • Serve with your favourite shortbread on the side.

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