Fresh Lemon Mousse

Recipe by loof751
READY IN: 4hrs 25mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 3
    egg yolks
  • 12
    cup sugar
  • 3
    egg whites
  • 18
    teaspoon salt
  • 12
    cup whipping cream
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DIRECTIONS

  • Juice and grate the zest from the lemons.
  • Combine the egg yolks and sugar in a mixing bowl. Beat until thickened.
  • 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.
  • Beat the egg whites and salt in a chilled mixing bowl until stiff peaks form. Fold into the lemon mixture. Chill for 2 hours.
  • Beat the whipping cream in a chilled mixing bowl until soft peaks form. Fold into lemon mixture. Chill until serving time.
  • To serve, spoon the mousse into individual dessert bowls.
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