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Simple Lime Mousse Recipe

Simple Lime Mousse Recipe

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. YIELD:4 servings


  • 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


  • 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.

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.