Mousse Au Citron (Lemon Mousse)

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READY IN: 20mins
SERVES: 16
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Separate 4 eggs.
  • In a 4–qt. saucepan, whisk together 4 yolks, and 1 cup sugar.
  • Add salt and juice and zest; stir until smooth.
  • Place saucepan over medium heat; cook, stirring, until mixture thickens to the consistency of loose pudding, about 10 minutes.
  • Pour through a fine strainer into a large bowl, and chill.
  • Whisk egg whites and remaining sugar in a bowl until stiff peaks form.
  • Add to curd.
  • Fold gently until combined. Set aside.
  • Whisk cream and vanilla in a bowl until stiff peaks form.
  • Add to the curd mixture. Fold until combined.
  • Spoon mousse into serving cups.
  • Chill before serving.
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