Corsican Lemon Mousse Recipe

This Lemon Mousse is a simple and a light dessert that is easy to make.

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Ingredients for Corsican Lemon Mousse Recipe

  • 3 extra large whole eggs
  • 3 extra large eggs, separated
  • 1 cup plus 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 teaspoon grated lemon zest
  • 1/2 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • As required Kosher salt
  • 1 cup Heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup good bottled lemon curd, at room temperature
  • As required Sweetened Whipped Cream, recipe follows
  • As required Sliced lemon, for garnish
  • As required Sweetened Whipped Cream
  • 1 cup cold heavy cream
  • 1 tablespoon Sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract

Directions: Corsican Lemon Mousse Recipe

step 1

  • STEP 1.In a large heat-proof bowl, whisk together the 3 whole eggs, 3 egg yolks, 1 cup sugar, the lemon zest, lemon juice, and a pinch of salt.

step 2

  • STEP 2.Place the bowl over a pan of simmering water and cook, stirring constantly with a wooden spoon, for about 10 to 12 minutes until the mixture is thick like pudding. (i change to a whisk when the mixture starts to get thick.)

step 3

  • STEP 3.Take off the heat and set aside for 15 minutes.

step 4

  • STEP 4.Cover with plastic wrap directly on the surface and refrigerate for 1 to 2 hours, until completely chilled.

step 5

  • STEP 5.Place half the egg whites and a pinch of salt in the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with the whisk attachment.

step 6

  • STEP 6.Beat on high speed.

step 7

  • STEP 7.Add the remaining 2 tablespoons sugar and continue to beat until the whites are stiff and shiny.

step 8

  • STEP 8.Carefully fold the beaten whites into the cold lemon mixture with a rubber spatula.

step 9

  • STEP 9.Place the cream in the same bowl of the electric mixer fitted with the whisk attachment (no need to clean the bowl) and beat on high speed until the cream forms stiff peaks.

step 10

  • STEP 10.Carefully fold the whipped cream into the lemon mixture.

step 11

  • STEP 11.Fold in the lemon curd, and pour into a 7-inch-diameter, 3-inch-deep souffle dish.

step 12

  • STEP 12.Decorate with sweetened whipped cream and lemon slices that have been cut into quarters.

step 13

  • STEP 13.Chill and serve cold.

step 14

    Nutrition
    value
    1556
    calories per serving
    79 g Fat49 g Protein163 g Carbs4 g FiberOther

    Current Totals

    • Fat
      79g
    • Protein
      49g
    • Carbs
      163g
    • Fiber
      4g

    MacroNutrients

    • Carbs
      163g
    • Protein
      49g
    • Fiber
      4g

    Fats

    • Fat
      79g

    Vitamins & Minerals

    • Calcium
      236mg
    • Iron
      11mg
    • Vitamin A
      48mcg
    • Vitamin B1
      < 1mg
    • Vitamin B2
      < 1mg
    • Vitamin B3
      5mg
    • Vitamin B6
      < 1mg
    • Vitamin B9
      254mcg
    • Vitamin B12
      < 1mcg
    • Vitamin C
      102mg
    • Vitamin E
      8mg
    • Copper
      1mcg
    • Magnesium
      83mg
    • Manganese
      < 1mg
    • Phosphorus
      730mg
    • Selenium
      140mcg
    • Zinc
      4mg
    Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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    Recipe By Slurrp