Lemon syllabub

Lemon syllabub

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(30 ratings)

Prep: 10 mins No cook


Serves 4

A quick dessert than can be as indulgent or as healthy as you want, experiment with your favourites

Nutrition and extra info

  • Easily doubled / halved
  • Vegetarian

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal329
  • fat29g
  • saturates18g
  • carbs15g
  • sugars15g
  • fibre0g
  • protein2g
  • salt0.05g
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  • 284ml tub whipping cream
  • 50g caster sugar
  • 50ml white wine
  • zest and juice from ½ lemon



    Oval in shape with a pronouced bulge on one end, lemons are one of the most versatile…

  • almond thins or berries, to serve


  1. Whip the cream and sugar together until soft peaks form. Stir in the wine, most of the lemon zest and the juice. Spoon into glasses or bowls, sprinkle with the remaining zest and serve with almond thins or berries.

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9th Dec, 2010
I'm looking forward to making this! I am planning on smashing up some ginger nut biscuits and sprinkling a generous handful over the top at the last minute. Will let you know how I get on!...
2nd Oct, 2010
Yum yum, put in a little extra wine and everyone agreed this was delicious. Took minutes to prepare.
6th Jul, 2010
This is a beautiful recipe, I made it exactly as it says and it was perfect.
9th May, 2010
Simple to make. Doubled the amount of lemon in it though and served in martini glasses with almond thins and raspberrys and blueberrys. Used 300ml of double cream rather than whipping cream. Would make again.
5th Dec, 2009
Made for a dinner party. Easy to make. Added more lemon. Put into painted teacups instead of glasses for fun. Tastes yummy.
20th Oct, 2009
Nice and quick dessert. Put 2 puts of whipping cream and 1 part lemon yogurt. As everyone suggested served with raspberries and shortbreads. It looks lovely and relaxing. Will experiment with different yogurts next time.
15th Jul, 2009
Very quick and easy to make. Very rich though so you won't need much per serving. My guests loved it but struggled with the amount I served up to each of them.
10th Oct, 2008
Lovely. Made the fresh fruit salad version which was a superb contrast for the sweetness of the lemon cream.
23rd Jun, 2008
not fussed about this at all. not worth all the whipping!
24th Apr, 2008
i would half the amount of sugar as i found this overly sweet


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