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Honey Lemon Custard For One

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This elegant, rich and creamy Honey Lemon Custard requires only a few simple ingredients. It’s an easy to make, egg-free, no-bake dessert also known as a posset.

Honey Lemon Custard For One

  • Yield: 1 serving
  • Prep Time: 10 min


  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1½ tablespoons sugar
  • ⅛ teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 1-inch strip lemon peel
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • ¼ teaspoon vanilla extract


  1. 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.
  2. Remove pan from the heat and add the lemon peel, lemon juice and vanilla. Stir gently and let steep for 5 minutes.
  3. Remove lemon peel from the pan and pour into a ramekin. Chill for at least 1 hour to let set or up to overnight.

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