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Lemon Mousse

This Lemon mousse is a creamy and delicious lemony treat. This light dessert is simple to make and only takes a few ingredients.
Prep Time20 mins
Total Time5 hrs 20 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: fruit desserts, lemon dessert, lemons, light, light dessert, meyer lemons
Servings: 4
Author: Alyssa & Marissa


  • 1/2 Cup Fresh Lemon Juice Meyer Lemons are best for this dessert
  • 1/2 Tsp Lemon Zest
  • 1/2 Cup Sugar
  • 2 Cups Heavy Cream, cold
  • 1/2 Cup Powdered Sugar
  • 3 Eggs


  • In a medium saucepan on low heat using a whisk mix together the lemon juice, sugar, lemon zest, and eggs.
  • Let it sit for 8 -10 minutes whisking occasionally. The mixture should be thickening.
  • Transfer the lemon mixture to a heatproof bowl. Cover with plastic wrap and chill in the refrigerator for 1 hour.
  • Using an electric hand mixer or standing mixer and a large bowl mix together the lemon mixture, heavy cream, and powdered sugar until peaks form.
  • You can leave the mousse in the bowl or divide it into dessert cups.
  • Let it chill in the refrigerator to set for 4 hours or overnight.
  • Top with blueberries or any kind of fruit or you can leave it as is (It still tastes amazing).