Simple Lime Mousse

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 10 min.


4 servings

Updated: Oct. 02, 2022
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 zest
  • 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, zest and vanilla; beat until stiff peaks form. Spoon into dessert dishes. Garnish with lime and mint if desired.

Nutrition Facts

1/3 cup: 259 calories, 22g fat (14g saturated fat), 82mg cholesterol, 23mg sodium, 15g carbohydrate (14g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.