Little iced lemon mousses

Little iced lemon mousses

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Cooking time

Prep: 10 mins

Skill level

Easy

Servings

Serves 6

Make these smart, simple desserts ahead of time for a relaxed Friday night supper with friends

Nutrition and extra info

Additional info

  • Freezable
Nutrition info

Nutrition

kcalories
354
protein
2g
carbs
35g
fat
24g
saturates
13g
fibre
0g
sugar
23g
salt
0.14g

Ingredients

  • 300g or 312g jar good-quality lemon curd (we used Tiptree)
  • zest 1 lemon
  • 300ml pot whipping or double cream
  • 25g lemon shortbreads or crunchy lemon flavoured biscuits, plus extra to serve, if you like

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Method

  1. Put two-thirds of the lemon curd into a large bowl with the zest and cream, then beat with an electric whisk until it just holds its shape. Dribble over the rest of the lemon curd and divide between 6 small glass pots or glasses, marbling the curd through as you go. Sit the pots on a small tray, cover the whole lot with cling film and freeze for 30-40 minutes.
  2. Put the biscuits in a strong plastic bag and bash with the end of a rolling pin to crumbs. When you’re ready for pudding, remove the pots from the freezer (they should be ice cold but still soft and creamy), top with crumbs and serve.

Recipe from Good Food magazine, February 2010

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cshobbs's picture
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So nice and easy. I made some gluten free shortbread to go with it.

HKL's picture

Ready in no time....I served large potions very yummy but quite rich!

theresahumphries's picture
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Easy peesy!!! Made this for friends they loved it ..... dont want to share the recipe with them as they thought I was slaving all day at it!!!!!

stoupafiend's picture

Agree this is a really lovely and dead easy pudding.Just made it for the second time and because I used tall glasses,wasn't able to put it in the freezer.Guess what,it was lovely anyway,so now it's even quicker!

dodddy's picture

why on the make ahead tip does it say freeze for 1-1½ hours when you only freeze it for 40 mins from fresh ?

cshobbs's picture
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great despite surprisingly little effort!

esme96's picture
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These are very simple and easy to make, but they are soo delicious its unbelievable!!

weemay65's picture
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If no lemon biscuits, after bashing the biscuits of your choice, add a few drops of lemon esence, works fine!

weemay65's picture
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Nice and simple!

gwen2104's picture
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It was lovely and so easy to make- I was embarrassed to take the praise the dish received at my dinner party as I knew just how little effort went into making it!!

hunkamunka's picture
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Absolutely delicious! I made my own plain shortbread to crumble on the top of the pudding and found that it didn't need any more lemon flavour. So easy to make!

susannahg's picture
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This is fantastic. So easy but totally impressive. I doubled the amount of cream and used Fudges lemon shortbread dipped in white chocolate on top. My cheffy pals can't believe how deceptively simple it is ...

kathy535's picture
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Absolutely delicious and very very easy. Will definitely do these again.

lindenfaerie's picture
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Made this as a dessert for our first bbq of year - it was delicious and so easy! So impressive that I've made it twice since with a bit of a twist: I used raspberry curd and fresh raspberries instead of the lemon and the next time, lime curd with chocolate drops mixed in. I served these last two with chocolate chip cookies. Intend to carry on right through the summer with every variation I can think of and to take into account fruits in season!

georgieee's picture
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This was amazing, i'm only 14 and made it with no difficulty at all, it took hardly any time and i couldn't keep my dad and brother away from trying to eat it, haha! It's worth making, definataly!!

maggiebroon's picture
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Amazing stuff! Tastes better than a bought one!

sal100's picture

I agree with Mamma Smith's comments, it tastes like you've been in the kitchen for hours! A winner for any dinner with friends or just in a big bowl by yourself!

pippa1707's picture
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Easy and delicious.

mammasmith's picture
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Riduculously little effort for such a tasty little pud. went down v well, almost embarrassing, will def make again. Used Lemon curd bought at local farm shop and made some lemon shortbread, more as a token gesture cos it was so easy!

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