Lemon-Lime Mousse Recipe

Lemon-Lime Mousse Recipe


1/2 cup sugar

2 tablespoons cornstarch

Pinch salt

3 large egg yolks

2/3 cup 2% milk

1/4 cup lemon juice

1 tablespoon lime juice

1-1/2 teaspoons grated lemon peel

1/2 teaspoon grated lime peel

1 cup heavy whipping cream

Lime slices, optional

How to make it

In a small saucepan, mix sugar, cornstarch and salt; whisk in egg yolks and milk until smooth. Whisk in citrus juices until blended; bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly. Cook and stir 2 minutes longer. Stir in citrus peels.

Transfer mixture to a bowl. Cover surface with plastic wrap; refrigerate until cold.

To serve, in a small bowl, beat cream until soft peaks form. Fold into citrus mixture. Spoon into serving dishes. If desired, top with lime slices.
Yield: 6 servings.