Fresh Lemon Mousse

READY IN: 4hrs 25mins
Recipe by loof751

Light and creamy! (cooking time is chilling time)

Top Review by donnalbarclay

We all love a success! Something is wrong with mine ;( Just folded in the whisked whites ...they are loarting around like ship wrecked mousses. My egg yolks and lemon never thickened... Will whisk the cream in in the morning; its now in the fridge . Might just have a buy an Easter dessert....................................................

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 3 egg yolks
  • 12 cup sugar
  • 2 lemons
  • 3 egg whites
  • 18 teaspoon salt
  • 12 cup whipping cream


  1. Juice and grate the zest from the lemons.
  2. Combine the egg yolks and sugar in a mixing bowl. Beat until thickened.
  3. Stir in the lemon juice and lemon zest. Pour into a double boiler and simmer for 10 minutes, until thickened, whisking constantly. Let stand until cool.
  4. Beat the egg whites and salt in a chilled mixing bowl until stiff peaks form. Fold into the lemon mixture. Chill for 2 hours.
  5. Beat the whipping cream in a chilled mixing bowl until soft peaks form. Fold into lemon mixture. Chill until serving time.
  6. To serve, spoon the mousse into individual dessert bowls.

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