Lime Mousse

8 Servings


  • 8 tbsp soft butter
  • 3/4 cup lime juice (fresh is best)
  • 2 cup whipping cream
  • 5 eggs
  • Zest of 5 limes
  • 1 cup sugar


  1. Melt butter in double boiler.
  2. Beat eggs and sugar in a bowl until light and foamy.
  3. Add to melted butter.
  4. Cook gently stirring constantly until mixture becomes a custard (about 8 min). Do not over cook.
  5. Remove custard from heat and stir in lime juice and zest.
  6. Cool to room temp.
  7. Beat chilled whipping cream until VERY stiff – almost butter.
  8. Stir custard into whipped cream just until incorporated.
  9. Chill 4 hours.

Thanks to Pam Alloway for the recipe!

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