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Lemon Mousse

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This is my grandmother’s recipe to a really great mousse a lemon- a delicious warm weather dessert. A wonderful Southern style dessert that would have your guests asking for more.
  Ladyfingers 24
  Eggs 8 , separated
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Lemon juice 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Lemon zest 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cold water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Gelatin 2 Tablespoon
  Heavy whipping cream 1⁄2 Pint
  Powdered sugar 2 Teaspoon (Leveled)

Take a saucepan with little water and place a bowl in it for using as a double boiler. In the bowl, add egg yolks, beat well. Whisk in the sugar till well combined. Add lemon zest and juice and mix well. Place bowl on simmering water. Keep stirring for approximately 10-11 minutes. Take off bowl from the water and add the softened gelatin (to soften add gelatin to a bowl of cold water and keep aside for a while) and stir well. Keep aside till the mixture cools slightly. Bet eggs with a blender till it forms peaks. Add the eggs to the mixture when it cools and fold in.

Take a bowl. Line the bottom of the bowl with the ladyfingers. Pour in the custard mixture. Keep in the refrigerator for approximately 1 to 1 ½ hrs. Serve chilled.

For the topping:
Beat whipped cream and sugar in a bowl (add in the sugar little by little while beating and fill into a pastry bag and pipe).

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Egg, Lemon, Milk Product
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
If you want to impress your in-laws with a traditional southern dessert, Scott has the best answer for you and that is Lemon Mousse. Or if you like a lemon dessert, this recipe is going to be perfect for you. Scott has got this recipe from his grandmother and he shares it with everyone through this video. From ingredient list to baking pan size, Scott gives away every detail to make sure you make it perfectly at the very first time. With a few simple steps, you can really make a delicious dish, so this reci

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 403 Calories from Fat 190

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 21 g33%

Saturated Fat 11.3 g56.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 336.8 mg112.3%

Sodium 123.2 mg5.1%

Total Carbohydrates 41 g13.7%

Dietary Fiber 1.6 g6.6%

Sugars 35.9 g

Protein 15 g29%

Vitamin A 21.9% Vitamin C 33.6%

Calcium 10.5% Iron 9.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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