Saturday, 12 September 2015

KAFFIR LIME & LEMON POSSET




Lemon Posset
Serves 4
Ingredients
65ml of Lemon juice and zest of 2 lemons
600ml of double cream
120g of golden caster sugar
1 sliced Kaffir lime leaf

Decoration (Optional)
1 teaspoon of icing sugar
1 teaspoon of brandy
Zest of 1 lemon
1 finely sliced Kafir Lime leaf





Method;
Add the sugar and milk to a saucepan. 
Place the saucepan on a very low heat. 
Add 1 whole Kaffir lime and half the lemon zest. 
Mix till sugar has melted
This should take about 5-8 minutes.
Use a colander to strain the juice, whilst hot. 
Then add the lemon juice. Use a whisker and stir vigorously as the mixture thickens. 
Pour the mixture into serving glasses and leave it to cool. 
Cover the mixture and fridge it for at least 3 hrs or overnight. 




Optional
When you're ready to serve, 
Preheat the oven to 150*c. 
Mix the icing sugar, brandy, remaining lemon zest and kaffir lime leaves together. 
Spread on a baking sheet and bake for 4 minutes. 
Leave it to cool and add a few strands on top of the Lemon posset and serve. 
Be creative and serve with Ginger or short bread biscuits. 




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