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Lemon Mousse Recipe

Easy to make, yet impressive dessert. Fabulous for a summer supper or dinner party
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 0 mins
Plus chilling time 4 hrs
Total Time 4 hrs 15 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine British
Servings 4
Calories 330 kcal


  • Glass serving dishes or pretty tumblers


  • 300 ml double cream
  • 2 lemons
  • 60 g caster sugar
  • 2 egg whites


  • Grate the zest from the lemons (retain a small amount for decoration, if desired)
  • Place the cream, lemon zest and sugar in a bowl
  • Whisk until thick and still soft
  • Extract the juice from both the lemons
  • Stir in the juice of the lemons
  • In a separate bowl, whisk the egg whites until stiff
  • Fold the egg white into the cream mixture
  • Divide the mixture in four bowls
  • Decorate with lemon zest or dark chocolate shavings
  • Place in the fridge to chill for several hours
Keyword Easy, quick dessert