Lemon & raspberry baskets

Lemon & raspberry baskets

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(30 ratings)

5 mins work


Serves 6
With just five ingredients, this is a great little pud to have up your sleeve when you’re in a hurry

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal348
  • fat16g
  • saturates8g
  • carbs52g
  • sugars29g
  • fibre1g
  • protein3g
  • salt0.23g
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  • 50g dark chocolate, broken into pieces
  • 325g jar good-quality lemon curd
  • 200g pot half-fat crème fraîche
  • 150g punnet raspberries



    A member of the rose family, raspberries have a wonderfully intense, sweet taste, and many…

  • 6 brandy snap baskets



    Brandy is a distilled spirit made from virtually any fermented fruit or starchy vegetable.…


  1. Melt the chocolate in the microwave for 2 mins on High, stirring halfway through. Meanwhile, stir together the lemon curd and the crème fraîche.

  2. Divide half the raspberries between the baskets, spoon over the lemon cream and top with the rest of the berries. Drizzle the dark chocolate over the tops of the baskets and leave in the fridge to set for 5-10 mins or up to 1 hr.

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Comments (52)

poojenkins's picture

Absolutely delicious and so easy too....my guests were impressed with my culinary skills!!

bewgray's picture

Made these twice to much admiration from guests. I've also frozen the lemon curd mix in individual portions to add to the baskets at the last minute and these are even classier.

sallycornwell's picture

I made these last night for a dinner party. Couldn't get hold of brandy snap baskets so crushed ginger biscuits in the bottoms of small glasses and put the other ingredients on top. Really delicious and got lots of compliments! Possibly the easiest dessrt I've ever made and low fat! Will definitely make again though would add more creme fraiche next time- 200g doesn't make much when using glasses. Also only put 3 tsp lemon curd in.

ninagupta's picture

Here in denmark the brand snap baskets are v hard to find but you can get choc-lined ice cream cone baskets instead which are perfect for this. I added blueberries along with the raspberries - really tasty! They are so quick & easy to make, the end result looks disproportionately professional!

theswager's picture

These were fantastic, quick and simple to make yet looked like something bought from a patisserie and plates were scraped clean! Had the left over ones (made 9 using ingredients listed) next day and obviously the baskets had started to go soggy so should not to be made more than a couple of hours before serving.

nouchi888's picture

i dont drink alcohol wat substitute do i use for brandy?

sjhind's picture

Its delicious. My dinner guests said it was light, yummy and heaven in a basket....

zoehill's picture

This recipe was lovely, my dinner party loved it. I will make it again and i was asked to pass the recipe on. I think next time though i will put less lemon curd in.

janawo's picture

This dessert was lovelly!! Easy to prepare and tasted fantastic! Especially good if you would like to prepare before a dinner party.

annbrad's picture

sounds great will deffinitely give it a go

weebeastie's picture

I don`t have a microwave so i melted the chocolate in a double saycepan. Scrumptious

sylviahosgood's picture

This sounds scrumptious. I shall definitely try this at my next dinner party.


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