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Limoncello Mousse

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6 1/2 hours
Prep: 15 minutes | Cook: 3 minutes | Servings: 6


  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 8 ounces white chocolate
  • 1 cup mascarpone cheese
  • 2 ounces Limoncello Liqueur
  • 6 egg yolks
  • zest of 1 lemon
  • 1 cup whipping cream


  1. Combine water and sugar, then bring to a boil.  Boil 3 minutes.
  2. Melt white chocolate and butter together until smooth. Cool chocolate slightly
  3. Beat egg yolks until fluffy and begin to lighten in color.  While beating eggs, slowly add sugar and water mixture.   Beat for 1 minute.  Slowly add chocolate mixture.
  4. Add 2 oz of Limoncello.  Stir until well mixed.
  5. Fold mascarpone into chocolate mixture.
  6. 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.
  7. Use small, clear glass dishes or ramekins to serve mousse in.  Add mouse to dishes.
  8. Refrigerate 6 hours.

One Review

  1. shirley

    made this for thanksgiving, 2022. out of 6 desserts. first to go. finished each one off with 2 lemon sugured blackberries. 5 stars

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