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Simple Lime Mousse Recipe
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Simple Lime Mousse Recipe

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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.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
MAKES: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 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

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1/3 cup) equals 259 calories, 22 g fat (14 g saturated fat), 82 mg cholesterol, 23 mg sodium, 15 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein.

Directions

  1. 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

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1/3 cup) equals 259 calories, 22 g fat (14 g saturated fat), 82 mg cholesterol, 23 mg sodium, 15 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein.

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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.

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