Lemon Mousse

Lemon Mousse
Lemon Mousse might be just the dessert you are searching for. This recipe serves 6. One serving contains 424 calories, 8g of protein, and 28g of fat. This recipe covers 8% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. A mixture of egg yolks, lemon zest, heavy cream, and a handful of other ingredients are all it takes to make this recipe so delicious. It is a good option if you're following a gluten free and vegetarian diet. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes approximately 45 minutes.

Instructions

1
Put a medium sized double boiler over simmering water. In bowl of double boiler, combine sugar, lemon zest and lemon juice. Stir until combined.
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Add eggs and egg yolks and whisk constantly until mixture has thickened and darkened in color, and a thermometer reads 160 degrees, about 6 minutes. Take lemon curd off the heat, cover, and chill in the refrigerator until cool.
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In a medium bowl, whip heavy cream until medium-stiff peaks form. Take curd out of the refrigerator and fold in a large dollop of the cream. Fold in the rest of the whipped cream, until no streaks remain.
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