Raspberry Lemon Mousse Parfaits

We’re still waiting on sunshine over here and ever since I made Lemon Curd I’ve been on a bit of a lemon kick.  I’ve been noshing on sunshine for days now and it’s still not appearing in the sky.  *sigh*  Oh well, at least these overcast days are delicious!  If you’ve made up a batch of lemon curd and are not sure what to do with it – here is the answer.

These Raspberry Lemon Mousse Parfaits are perfect to make ahead and easy to assemble.  I’ve made them twice now and I still can’t get them out of my mind.  They’re bright, light in texture and flavor and are a lovely dessert for after a heavy meal.

raspberry lemon mousse parfait

Raspberry Lemon Mousse Parfaits

Yield: 4
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
A sweet yet light fluffy dessert - naturally gluten free

Ingredients

  • 1.5 cups lemon curd
  • 1.5 cups whipped cream (stiffly whipped)
  • raspberry jam
  • fresh raspberries
  • 1 cup additional whipped cream for topping

Instructions

Fold the lemon curd and first portion of whipped cream together until well mixed but be gentle - you don't want to deflate your whipped cream.

Place a small layer of raspberry jam in the bottom of your parfait cup.

Fill the cup with the lemon mousse until nearly full but leave room for a bit of jam and whip on top

Add another small layer of jam.

Top with plain whipped cream and a few fresh berries

That's it! Keep refrigerated until ready to serve.

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 4 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 465

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Comments

  1. Yum! OK, I’ve done this before for breakfast, but I use vanilla or greek yogurt instead of the cream. I find blueberries also a really nice combo with lemon.

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