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Lemon-Lime Mousse

"'For a light and refreshing dessert after any meal, try this tangy citrus treat,' suggests field editor Kathryn Anderson of Wallkill, New York."
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20 m servings
Original recipe yields 6 servings

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  1. In a saucepan, combine sugar, cornstarch and salt. In a bowl, whisk the egg yolks and milk; stir into sugar mixture. Add juices; whisk until smooth. Cook and stir over medium heat until mixture comes to a boil. Cook and stir 2 minutes longer. Add lemon and lime peel. Cover surface with plastic wrap; refrigerate until completely cooled. Fold in whipped cream. Spoon into individual dishes. Garnish with lime slices and lemon peel if desired.

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Light, refreshing dessert, especially nice after a heavy or spicy meal. However, I found this almost too much like just a lemon-flavored whipped cream. I would like to see this sweeter, with b...

I thought this tasted delicious. And like another reviewer mentioned, it actually can be used as icing! After I finished the recipe I couldn't believe it was enough to feed 6 people, but a littl...

Very very sweet and tangy at the same time. You can really taste the lemon and lime. It was delicious, but I think it would be much better as the filling inside of a nice vanilla layer cake.

I made a large batch of this with fresh limes from my tree and served it in meringue shells with a small amount of fresh blackberry sauce drizzled over. It was amazing and I got recipe requests...

This was absolutely amazing!! I am a lemon-anything lover and this was fabulous! Make sure to constantly stir on low-medium while on the stove, I walked away and it burned the first time!!! I...

I tried this for a dinner party because I could make it in the morning and leave it in the fridge and it was brilliant. I couldn't get any decent limes, so used only lemons. I suspect that dep...

I keep on making this recipe. It takes a bit of time, but it's worth it. Also nice from the freezer.

Makes what I would consider 5-6 servings. Place in dessert glass using a pastry bag with a wide piping attachment. Added a sprig of mint and a raspberry or blackberry as garnish. Can easily m...

I made this desert last night and it turned out perfect thank you I used less sugar and no lemon peel but it was lemony and sweet just perfect :)