Easy Lemon Pudding

Recipe is easily doubled.

Recipe can be prepared up to 2 days in advance.

  • Prep time: 5 minutes
  • Cook time: 10 minutes
  • Chilling time: 2 hours
  • Yield: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups (473ml) heavy whipping cream
  • 2/3 cup (135g) granulated sugar
  • Finely grated zest of 1 lemon
  • 6 tablespoons (89ml) lemon juice
  • 1 cup (about 150g) blueberries, raspberries, sliced strawberries or blackberries, to garnish

Method

1 Warm the cream and sugar: In a medium saucepan over medium heat, stir together the cream, sugar and lemon zest. Bring to a boil. Adjust the heat to a gentle boil, and cook, stirring often, for 5 minutes.

Watch carefully and stir frequently to keep the cream from boiling over.

Easy Lemon Pudding

2 Add the lemon juice and continue to simmer for 5 more minutes. Stir frequently.

3 Take the pan off the heat and let the cream cool for 5 minutes.

4  Strain and chill. Strain the mixture through a fine-mesh strainer into a 4-cup liquid measuring cup or other container for easy pouring.

Pour into 4 four-ounce ramekins or pretty stemmed glasses.

5 Refrigerate, uncovered, for 2 to 3 hours, or until set. This pudding can also be prepared and refrigerated up to 2 days in advance. Top each glass with berries just before serving.