Limoncello Mousse ___

Limoncello Mousse


For the Mousse:

  • 0.33 cup sugar
  • 0.33 cup water
  • 8 ounces white chocolate
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 cup mascarpone cheese
  • 6 egg yolks
  • 1 lemon, zest only
  • 1 cup whipping cream


Add water and sugar to a pot .

Bring to a boil for 3 minutes.

Beat egg yolks until fluffy and begin to lighten in color.

While beating eggs slowly add sugar and water mixture, beat for 1 minute.,

Melt white chocolate and butter together until smooth. The chocolate should cool slightly and slowly be added to the egg mixture.

Add 2 oz of Limoncello, stir until well mixed.

Fold mascarpone into chocolate mixture.

Beat whipping cream until it is light and fluffy with stiff peaks.

Fold whipped cream and lemon zest into chocolate mascarpone mixture until well blended.

Pour mixture into ramekins or glass of your choice.

Refrigerate a minimum of 6 hours, preferably over night.

Garnish with some white chocolate and candied lemon or fresh berries and mint.