Lemon Posset with Shortbread

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Appears in
The Vegetarian Kitchen

By Prue Leith and Peta Leith

Published 2019

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In my days at The Ivy, the mere mention of lemon posset used to fill me with dread. We would invariably be making an enormous batch of it, which required a stock pot full of cream to be boiling rapidly for exactly the right length of time; a moment too long and it turns horribly thick and waxy, and a moment too little and it won’t set. The good news is that it’s a lot easier when you’re making it for four, rather than sixty! It’s delicious served with the crunchy, buttery shortbread and som