Lemon curd mascarpone mousse

Lemon Curd Mascarpone Mousse

This is a quick last minute dessert which takes minutes to put together and yet looks like you have been working at it for hours.  I served it with my gluten-free almond tuiles from last week, which balances the tangy lemon curd and rich mascarpone mousse.   

 Lemon curd and mascarpone mousse

Here is the lemon curd recipe which I make on a regular basis, and you will always find a jar in my fridge.  If you don’t want to make it, get a jar from the store.

The Gluten Free almond tuiles recipe is Here. They are great with any dessert or just with coffee.  And if you don’t want to bake biscuits, grab some crispy biscuit cigars, but I do suggest you use some form of biscuit with this dessert as it is very rich and decadent.

 mascarpone mousse

This mousse can be served without the lemon curd by  just adding assorted berries, or layer it with chunks of your favourite chocolate. Its fabulous to use as a filling for a sponge cake as its soft and fluffy and not too sweet.  The possibilites are endless.

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Mascarpone mousse

 

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Lemon Curd Mascarpone Mousse
Prep Time
15 mins
Total Time
15 mins
 
Ingredients
  • 1 1/4 cup Mascarpone cheese
  • 1 cup pouring cream
  • 1/2 cup Powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp. Vanilla
  • I jar of lemon curd recipe on my blog
Instructions
  1. Whip the mascarpone cheese and cream together.
  2. Sift the powdered sugar into this mixture.
  3. Add vanilla essence and taste.
  4. Layer 1 tablespoon of lemon curd into a jar or glass
  5. Add 4 Tablespoons of Mousse over the curd and decorate with lemon rind or berries.

 

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10 Comments

  • Reply Sharon Van da Veen October 1, 2015 at 3:22 PM

    This looks so yummy

  • Reply Blithe October 1, 2015 at 3:23 PM

    Yes please!!!! Lemon curd is so delicious I am sure this is a great combination

  • Reply ratna October 2, 2015 at 2:30 AM

    Beautiful styling and recipe. I am ready to dig in…

  • Reply eric October 2, 2015 at 8:45 AM

    Very Delicious !!!!

  • Reply Emma October 3, 2015 at 1:57 PM

    This looks gorgeous! It’s really inspired to have a layer of fluffy mousse over the lemon curd, so simple yet full of flavour.

  • Reply Georgina October 19, 2015 at 12:37 PM

    Here is a very good excuse to make those cute almond tuiles, to eat with this mousse, of course!

    • Reply Shades of Cinnamon October 19, 2015 at 4:27 PM

      Thanks Georgina – I love this combination, just filled the sugar gap that I was craving

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