Easy Lemon Mousse


Enjoy the simplicity of a homemade, but quick and easy lemon mousse served with fresh berries and a sprig of mint on top. It's rich, so you may find a smaller serving is appropriate, in which case you'll get 6 servings.

Easy Lemon Mousse
Prep Time:
10 mins
Chill Time:
1 hrs
Total Time:
1 hrs 10 mins


  • ½ cup heavy cream

  • 1 tablespoon confectioners' sugar

  • 1 (4 ounce) package cream cheese, softened

  • 1 ½ cups lemon curd

  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 4 tablespoons mixed fresh berries

  • 4 fresh mint leaves


  1. Beat heavy cream in a chilled glass or metal bowl with an electric mixer until frothy. Add confectioners' sugar gradually, continuing to beat until stiff peaks form, starting on low speed and increasing to high speed, for about 2 minutes; set aside.

  2. Beat cream cheese in a bowl with an electric mixer until lump free, 1 to 2 minutes. Add the lemon curd and vanilla extract and mix until smooth and creamy, 1 to 2 minutes.

  3. Fold whipped cream into the lemon mixture until just combined. Divide mousse equally among 4 dessert dishes or ramekins. Chill for at least 1 hour before serving.

  4. Garnish with fresh berries and mint leaves.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

545 Calories
26g Fat
81g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 545
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 26g 33%
Saturated Fat 16g 78%
Cholesterol 148mg 49%
Sodium 172mg 7%
Total Carbohydrate 81g 29%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Protein 3g
Potassium 72mg 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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