Creamy kiwi and rum butterscotch pots

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Essentials magazine, creamy kiwi and rum pots
Essentials magazine, creamy kiwi and rum pots
  • Serves: 6

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  • Skill level: Easy peasy

  • Costs: Mid-price

Essentials recipe Triple tested: These summery desserts made with kiwi fruit and a lick of rum, are light enough to round off a big meal. Brought to you by Essentials magazine


For the rum butterscotch

  • 50g butter
  • 50g light muscovado sugar
  • Pinch ground cinnamon
  • 3tbsp dark rum (can be omitted for kids)
  • 4tbsp double cream

For the lime cream

  • 300g Philadelphia cheese
  • 200ml double cream
  • 3tbsp icing sugar, sifted
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • 3 ripe kiwis, peeled & sliced

Use heavy-bottomed tumblers to serve your dessert so you get to see all those gorgeous layers.


  1. In a pan, melt the butter and sugar, add the cinnamon and rum and bubble for 1 min. Gradually whisk in the cream. Allow to cool.
  2. Whisk together the Philadelphia cheese, cream, icing sugar and lime juice until thickened, but still soft. Spoon into glasses, layering with kiwi and the rum butterscotch.



Nutritional information per portion

  • Low
  • Med
  • High
  • Calories 587(kcal)
  • Fat 54.0g
  • Saturates 33.0g

This nutritional information is only a guide and is based on 2,000 calories per day. For more information on eating a healthy diet, please visit the Food Standards Agency website.

Guideline Daily Amount for 2,000 calories per day are: 70g fat, 20g saturated fat, 90g sugar, 6g salt.

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