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

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Simple Lemon Mousse
Simple Lemon Mousse
Servings Prep Time Cook Time
6servings 20minutes 10minutes + chillng
Servings Prep Time
6servings 20minutes
Cook Time
10minutes + chillng
Ingredients
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Ingredients
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Instructions
  1. 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.
  2. Transfer mixture to a bowl. Cover surface with plastic wrap; refrigerate until cold.
  3. 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.
Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts
1/2 cup: 282 calories, 18g fat (11g saturated fat), 140mg cholesterol, 52mg sodium, 29g carbohydrate (25g sugars, 0 fibre), 3g protein.