Home > Food > Recipes > Lemon and Lime Syllabub

Sign up for free newsletters packed with parenting advice, family activities, recipes, and more.

Register here or current subscribers, enter email address below:

Lemon and Lime Syllabub

Categories: Quick to fix, Sweet
Type: Desserts and Baked Goods

Lemon and lime gives this dish a zesty and refreshing taste.

Prep Time: 15M

Cooking Time: 30M

Serves: Serves 4


  • juice of 1 lemon
  • juice of 1/2 lime
  • 1 tbsp gin or vodka
  • 4-5 tbsp granulated sugar
  • 11/4 cups heavy whipping cream
  • finely grated lemon zest and lime zest, for garnish (optional)
Lemon and Lime Syllabub photo

Save Recipe

Add to shopping list

Please sign in to save recipes or create shopping lists.

Sign In

Not registered? Join now!


  1. Mix the lemon juice and lime juice in a bowl, add the gin or vodka and sugar, and stir until the sugar dissolves. Pour in the cream and beat with a balloon whisk until the mixture forms soft peaks.
  2. Spoon into 4 serving glasses, then refrigerate for 30 minutes. Decorate with lemon zest and lime zest, if using, and serve with small, thin cookies or little shortbread rounds.

excerpted from:

Excerpted from The Illustrated Quick Cook.
Copyright © 2009 Dorling Kindersley Limited.
Buy this book now!

Sign-Up Now!

Sign up to save recipes or create shopping lists online.

Already registered? Login here

register now


Cooking Tips

Loading the player...

More Videos:

© 2000-2016  Sandbox Networks, Inc. All Rights Reserved.