Rose Hip Posset
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Rose Hip Posset

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Serves 6

This is a unique rose hip dessert made up of fresh rose hips, sugar and cream. It can be decorated on top with a rose hip flower. Great dish for September/October. Tastes absolutely tangy and mouth watering delicious.

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  • 2 kg fresh rose hips (cleaned with seeds removed)
  • 200 g sugar
  • 500 ml fresh cream
  • 1 rose hip flower (optional)
  • 100 ml of water


    1. Place the deseeded clean rosehips in a pan and boil gently in water for 30 minutes to reduce to syrup mix.
    2. In another pan, place the cream and sugar together and slowly bring to the boil mixing constantly.
    3. Add the rose hip syrup to the cream and sugar and boil again for 2 minutes stirring constantly with a wooden spoon.
    4. Pour the rose hip posset into 6 serving bowls and allow to cool for 30 minutes.
    5. Place the bowls in the refrigerator to set for at least 5 hours before serving. Decorate with wild rose hip petal if desired.

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