Lemon mousse

Lemon mousse

This delicate lemon dessert will definitely appeal to both children and adults. Its light and airy texture resembles a cloud. It is quite easy to prepare. Let's make lemon mousse.
5 from 1 vote
Cook Time 30 minutes
Stabilization Time (min.) 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 30 minutes
Course Dessert
Cuisine European
Servings 1 person
Calories 210 kcal


  • 1 saucepan
  • 1 vegetable peeler
  • 2 mix bowl
  • 1 sieve optional
  • 1 mixer
  • 1 glass optional cup


  • 1 pcs lemon
  • 200 g water
  • 50 g sugar
  • 5 g gelatin sheet


  • Prepare the specified ingredients.
    Ingredients for lemon mousse
  • Thoroughly wash the lemon. Remove the zest, it is convenient to do this with a vegetable peeler. Pour water into a small saucepan, add the zest and bring to a boil. Cook for about 5 minutes. Add sugar and wait for it to dissolve completely.
    1 pcs lemon, 200 g water, 50 g sugar
    Lemon zest, water
  • Meanwhile, pour gelatin with cold water and leave for 5 minutes.
    5 g gelatin
    Gelatin, water
  • Drain the lemon liquid without the zest from the saucepan into a deep bowl. If the zest is fine, it is advisable to strain the liquid through a sieve. Let it cool for a couple of minutes. Squeeze the softened gelatin and add it to the lemon liquid. Stir until completely dissolved.
    Lemon juice, gelatin
  • Squeeze 25 grams of lemon juice from the lemon and add it to the bowl. The mixture will noticeably lighten from this.
    Lemon juice
  • Cool and beat with a mixer until fluffy. Transfer the foam to individual molds. You can use ramekins, glasses, and low glasses. Place in the refrigerator to stabilize for at least 4 hours, or preferably overnight. Depending on the degree of whipping, the mixture may slightly separate and a thin layer of lemon jelly will form at the bottom, and on top there will be a delicate foam.
    Making lemon mousse
  • Lemon mousse is ready. Enjoy your meal!
    Lemon mousse


Calories: 210kcalCarbohydrates: 50gProtein: 4gFat: 0.2gSodium: 20mgPotassium: 3mgFiber: 0.03gSugar: 50gVitamin A: 0.2IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 10mgIron: 0.1mg
Keyword summer, sweet




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