A traditional creamy dessert with lemon, simple and easy for many occasions


  • 300ml Whipping or
  • Double Cream
  • Small Wine Glass
  • Sherry or Marsala
  • 50g Caster Sugar
  • 1 Lemon, Juice and
  • Grated Rind


  1. Soak the sugar with the finely grated rind and juice and then add the wine and leave for 1 - 2 hours
  2. Whip the cream until soft peaks and whip in the sugar mixture
  3. Pour into individual glasses and lightly chill before serving
  4. This is a tangy and rich dessert so is perfect the way it is however it can be decorated with extra cream and fruit, or alternatively served with shortbread biscuits
  5. For variation a rose pink syllabub can be produced using sweet fruity red wine