gemporia emerald lime posset

Recently, Gemporia sent me one of their beautiful emerald rings as a gift for Valentines Day. When I saw my package from them in the post and discovered they had sent me an emerald, I honestly couldn’t have been happier! It was such an incredible surprise! I was so grateful for such an amazing present. I love the jewellery that Gemporia sell, and am always amazed by all of their stunning pieces – I  can easily spend hours on their website just staring at all of their perfect gems, especially the emeralds. Emerald is my birthstone and favourite gemstone, so when I saw that they had sent me one, I just couldn’t believe it! The ring is so stunning.

gemporia emerald ring

The green of the emerald was so mesmerising, and as soon as I looked at my new ring I knew I wanted to make a recipe that was inspired by it. As a huge lover of dessert – and because I have such a sweet tooth, I decided that I would make an emerald themed pudding.

As I brainstormed some ideas, I decided that lime would make a good ’emerald’  style dessert as it has a beautiful vibrant green colour similar to the stone – and also has a delicious taste! I adore the refreshing citrus flavour of lime, and it’s the perfect flavour to cleanse your palette after a savoury dish, so I knew it would work well in a pudding recipe.

After the success of my lemon and blackberry posset recipe, I decided to use the lime to make another one. I wanted this dessert to have a slightly more tropical feel, so I combined it with some coconut cream and oil for a coconut flavour – and the creaminess of it also gave the dessert a really indulgent, smooth texture. It tasted incredible – and it was so easy to make! All I had to do was blend all of the ingredients together, pour the mixture into 4 shot glasses and wait patiently for about 1 hour until the puddings were set. Then, all that was left to do, was top them with a spoonful of coconut cream and dive in! Pure, simple, decadence – just like my delicate emerald ring. I hope you enjoy the dessert!

lime posset

serves 4

ingredients

1/2 cup + 2 tbsp (125g) cream from the top of a full fat tin of coconut milk

2 tbsp coconut oil – I use Coconut Merchant

1/4 cup (35g) cashews

1/3 cup (50g) coconut sugar – I use Coconut Merchant

2 limes – juice + zest to make 1/4 cup (60ml) juice

3/4 tsp spirulina

1/4 tsp lemon extract

method

  1. Firstly, about 30 minutes – 1 hour before making the dessert, get a tin of high quality full fat coconut milk and place it in your freezer upside down. When this is done, open the can upside down and carefully drain away the water – leaving only the thick cream behind.
  2. Then, add the thick cream, coconut oil, cashews, coconut sugar, lime juice, zest (spare 1-2 tsp of zest to decorate the dessert later), spirulina and lemon extract into a strong powered blender – I used my NutriBullet, and blend until smooth.
  3. When the mixture is smooth, pour it into about 4 small bowls/shot glasses. Then, transfer the puddings into the freezer to set for about 1 hour. When they have set, move them into the fridge for about 10 minutes or so to chill, and for the glasses to defrost. Lastly, top them with a spoonful of  coconut cream and lime zest to serve.

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34 thoughts on “gemporia emerald lime posset

  1. What a stunning ring! Green with envy over here 😉

    1. Hehehe! Thank you Mariana!

  2. That’s so pretty! What great inspiration!

  3. This is such a gorgeous ring, Harriet. And these lime posset look absolutely delicious. I wish I could have this right now! YUMMY!

    1. Thank you so much Anu! 😀

  4. So creative, Harriet! I love how your emerald was the inspiration for this post! Beautiful and delicious…

    1. Thank you so much Annie!

  5. Emeralds are just so so pretty! And I love how you complimented it with this treat! It sounds delicious!

    1. I love emeralds! Thank you Ashley!

  6. Beautiful Ring Harriet!!!
    And these lime posset look so delicious and very creative! Thanks for sharing. 🙂

    1. Thank you so much Puja!! <3

  7. That really is a beautiful emerald ring! I love that you’ve created a dessert to match, the spirulina gives it such a pretty colour 😀

    1. Thank you so much Nadia – I love spirulina!

  8. Beautiful ring and the dessert sounds delicious! 🙂

  9. What a beautiful ring! I think my husband actually looked at something similar to that for my engagement ring.

    1. Thank you so much Danni! Ahh it sounds beautiful!

  10. That ring is GORGEOUS Harriet! And I love how you used as inspiration to create this masterpiece! Fantastic recipe – wish I had a spoon and NO screen between me and that gemporia emerald lime posset!

    1. Thank you so much Shashi! I love it! Hehehe, thank you! <3

  11. What a beautiful ring, Harriet! The stone has such a lovely shade as well! I just love the emerald color theme you created for this dish too..Lime and coconut make such a fresh and delicious combo and I can just imagine the explosion of flavor packed into this posset! My mouth is watering just thinking about it!

    1. Thank you Joscelyn, I love emeralds so much! I’m so glad you like the dessert 🙂

  12. Wow, such a beautiful gift and a lovely green posset.

  13. Such a pretty ring! So sweet they ended up sending you your birth stone! LOVE these possets! I have yet to try making one and after seeing this one I know I need to make it happen, STAT! LOVING the lime and coconut combination, Harriet! These look creamy and seriously delicious! Cheers, doll!

    1. Thank you so much Cheyanne! That’s so kind of you! I’m so glad you like it 🙂

  14. That color os gorgeous ! Love the ring! And these shots look delicious!

  15. That ring is absolutely gorgeous – I think I’m in love!
    And the dessert looks delicious as well. Oh what would I do to snack it right now 😀

    Love, Kerstin
    http://www.missgetaway.com/

    1. Thank you so much Kerstin! <3

  16. I like simplicity when it comes to jewelry, and that ring is beautiful! (Those lime possets look delicious too! :D!)

    1. Me too! Thank you! <3 😀

  17. That ring is so pretty, I love how dainty and simplistic is it. Lovely recipe too! Enjoy your weekend 🙂

    http://www.mintnotion.com

    1. Thank you so much! You too! <3

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