James Martin's lemon posset summer pudding

James is back with a simple summer pudding. Nothing could be easier than lemon posset - with just three ingredients, it's easy to make and guaranteed to impress!

Lemon posset with summer berries

Serves: 8-10


150g caster sugar

600ml double cream

Zest of 2 lemons

75ml lemon juice zest

For the sauce

500g strawberries, hulled

To finish

Mixed summer berries

Lemon verbena leaves or basil


Heat the cream and sugar in a large saucepan and bring to the boil, whisking continuously. Reduce the heat and simmer for 1 minute.

Whisk in the lemon juice and zest. Take off the heat and pour into serving dishes. Chill for 4 hours, or overnight.

To make the sauce, blitz the strawberries and pass through a sieve

Top with berries, spoon over the sauce and serve with herbs to decorate