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Christmas Syllabub

This is rich, but lovely for a treat. It’s good on its own, but also goes well with Christmas Pudding and mince pies! 

For a vegan version, use a plain vegan cream, such as Elmlea plant cream. 

For V for Life’s position statement on vegetarianism and veganism, please click here.

Serves: 4
Time to prepare: 20 mins
Dietary requirements: Egg-free, Gluten-free, Vegan (with substitutions), Wheat-free


  • 300ml (½ pint) double cream
  • 3 tablespoons caster sugar
  • Finely-grated rind and juice of 4 clementines
  • 2 tablespoons cointreau or other orange liqueur

To serve:

  • 1 clementine, cut into very thin slices, to decorate


  1. Put the cream, sugar, clementine rind and juice and liqueur into a bowl. Whisk gently until very thick and billowy.
  2. Divide between four small bowls and decorate with the clementine slices.


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