A light and incredibly simple lemon dessert

Lemon Curd Mousse

  • Prep Time: 5
  • Cook Time: 15
  • Total Time: 180


A luscious, airy dessert. Lemon curd mixed with rich cream is a perfect dessert to any meal.


  • 3 Eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 Egg yolk
  • 1/2 cup of Unsalted butter (1 stick), sliced into six pieces
  • 1/3 cup Honey (1/2 cup if you prefer sweeter)
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • 6 TBSP Lemon juice
  • 1 cup Heavy whipping cream
  • Topping of choice


  1. Place all ingredients EXCEPT heavy whipping cream into a medium saucepan.
  2. On medium low heat, stir frequently until the mixture melts together and thickens. The temperature of the curds should reach 165 degrees when done.
  3. Pour curds through a strainer into a bowl to remove any unwanted pieces.
  4. Cover and refrigerate until cool.
  5. Place heavy whipping cream in a mixer and whip cream to stiff peaks.
  6. Fold cream and curds together well and transfer into serving bowls/cups.
  7. Refrigerate for 2+ hours to firm.
  8. Place topping over mousse right before serving.


  • Serving Size: 6