Simple Lemon Mousse
“This classic, simple lemon mousse recipe is the refreshing dessert you need. Serve it with fresh fruit or eat it alone.” —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
Photo: Taste of Home
|Servings||Prep Time||Cook Time|
|6servings||20minutes||10minutes + chillng|
|10minutes + chillng|
- 2/3 cup sugar
- 2 tbsp cornstarch
- Dash salt
- 3 large egg yolks
- 2/3 cup whole milk
- 1/2 cup lemon juice
- 2 tsp grated lemon zest
- 1 cup heavy whipping cream
- lemon slices optional
- In a small saucepan, mix sugar, cornstarch and salt; whisk in egg yolks and milk until smooth. Whisk in lemon juice until blended; bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly. Cook and stir until thickened slightly, 2 minutes longer. Stir in lemon zest.
- Transfer mixture to a bowl. Cover surface with plastic wrap; refrigerate until cold.
- To serve, in a small bowl, beat cream on high speed until soft peaks form. Fold into lemon mixture. Spoon into serving dishes. If desired, top with additional whipped cream and lemon slices.
1/2 cup: 282 calories, 18g fat (11g saturated fat), 140mg cholesterol, 52mg sodium, 29g carbohydrate (25g sugars, 0 fibre), 3g protein.