Simple Lime Mousse is the perfect pairing of zesty lime and fluffy whipped cream. "It's light and refreshing, especially after a meal that's left your taste buds tingling," assures field editor Shirley Glaab of Hattiesburg, Mississippi.
- 1 cup heavy whipping cream
- 1/4 cup sugar
- 2 tablespoons lime juice
- 1 tablespoon grated lime peel
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- Lime slices and fresh mint, optional
- In a large bowl, beat cream until it begins to thicken. Add the sugar, lime juice, peel and vanilla; beat until stiff peaks form. Spoon into dessert dishes. Garnish with lime and mint if desired. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Simple Lime Mousse in Taste of Home April/May 2001, p9
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Reviewed Jun. 15, 2010
"I've made this several times in the past few years. It's light with a delicious citrus taste. I also tried making this with orange, instead of lime, but it didn't turn out."