Lemon mousse recipe

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When you sample this tasty lemon mousse with fresh strawberries, you’ll know you’ve found an unexpectedly delicious dessert. The mousse is lightened by using fat-free yogurt and gelatin instead of cream and eggs.

  • Yield: 8 Servings
  • Total Time: 25 Minutes


  • 2 cups of strawberries, fresh
  • 1 gelatin envelope
  • ¾ cup of sugar, granulated
  • 2 tsp of grated lemon rind
  • ½ cup of lemon juice, fresh squeezed
  • 1 tbsp of oil, olive
  • 1 egg, large
  • 1 1/3 cups of plain yogurt, fat-free
How to Make It
  1. Hull strawberries. Thickly slice them.
  2. Sprinkle gelatin into ¼ cup of cold, filtered water in small sized bowl. Set for five minutes so it can soften.
  3. In medium sized sauce pan, place ¼ cup of water plus oil, egg, lemon juice and rind and sugar. Whisk till combined well.
  4. Cook mixture on low heat and whisk as it cooks till hot. This usually takes three to five minutes.
  5. Whisk in softened gelatin. Whisk constantly while cooking till gelatin dissolves.
  6. Remove pan from heat. Transfer to medium sized bowl. Cool down to room temp while occasionally whisking.
  7. Whisk in yogurt. Layer lemon mousse and strawberries alternately in eight individual dessert bowls. Chill till they have set. This takes three hours or so. Serve.
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1
Nutritional Value Per Serving
129 kcal
Calories from Fat:
27 kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
3 g
Saturated Fat
1 g
Trans Fat
0.0 g
32 mg
25 mg
22 g
Dietary Fiber
1 g
22 g
3 g
* Above mentioned %DVs (Percent Daily Values) are based on 2,000 calorie food intake.

DVs (Daily values) may be vary depending upon individuals daily calorie needs. Above nutritional values are estimates and should only be used as a guide for approximation. They are not allfoodchef.com recommendations. Calculations are based on average weight of 194 lbs. and ages of 19 to 50 years.

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