Thursday, April 1, 2010

Light Lemon Mousse

Light Lemon Mousse
10 servings

3/4 cup sugar
1/2 cup cornstarch
3 cups fat-free milk
2/3 cup lemon juice
1-1/2 teaspoons grated lemon peel
1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 cups reduced-fat whipped topping
3 drops yellow food coloring, optional

In a large saucepan, combine the sugar and cornstarch; gradually stir in milk until smooth. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly. Cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened and bubbly. Remove from the heat. Stir in lemon juice, peel and vanilla. Set saucepan in ice; stir until mixture reaches room temperature, about 5 minutes. Fold in whipped topping and food coloring if desired. Spoon into dessert dishes. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour before serving and enjoy!

Nutritional Information: One 1/2-cup serving equals 145 calories, 2 g fat (0 saturated fat), 1 mg cholesterol, 39 mg sodium, 29 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 3 g protein.


Giggles said...

And yummy lemon mousse (and not the kind for your hair!)

Krista said...

This sounds delightful for a warm summer night dessert. Saw you on Gooseberry Patch.

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