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Honey Lemon Custard For One

This elegant, rich and creamy Honey Lemon Custard For One requires only a few simple ingredients and is an easy recipe for an egg-free, no-bake dessert also known as a posset.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Chill1 hr
Total Time1 hr 25 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Dessert
Keyword: custard
Servings: 1 serving
Calories: 943kcal
Author: Joanie Zisk



  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 inch strip lemon peel
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract


  • Heat cream, honey, sugar, and nutmeg in a small saucepan over medium heat. Slowly bring to a simmer, stirring constantly to dissolve the sugar. Continue to simmer 2 minutes.
  • Remove pan from the heat and add the lemon peel, lemon juice and vanilla. Stir gently and let steep for 5 minutes.
  • Remove lemon peel from the pan and pour into a ramekin. Chill for at least 1 hour to let set or up to overnight.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 943kcal | Carbohydrates: 42.06g | Protein: 4.95g | Fat: 88.15g | Saturated Fat: 54.88g | Cholesterol: 326.06mg | Sodium: 91.5mg | Potassium: 178.5mg | Sugar: 35.54g | Vitamin A: 3498.6IU | Vitamin C: 1.43mg | Calcium: 154.7mg