Lemon Mouse

Lemon Mouse (Pösig citron efterrätt)

 

I’ve been craving lemon mousse lately so I decided to make this tart dessert. I replaced the sugar with Splenda so it’s not as sweet as regular mouse. Still, it’s amazingly delicious!

Ingredients

  • 1 can (12 ounces) evaporated milk
  • 1 package (3 ounces) lemon gelatin
  • 1 cup Splenda
  • 1 1/3 cups boiling water
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 3 cups graham cracker crumbs
  • 10 tablespoons butter, melted

Instructions

1. Pour milk into a small metal bowl. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours.
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2. Meanwhile, in a large bowl, dissolve gelatin and sugar in boiling water. Stir in lemon juice. Cover and refrigerate until syrupy, about 1-1/2 hours.
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3. In a small bowl, combine crumbs and butter; set aside 2 tablespoons for garnish. Press remaining crumbs onto the bottom of a round dish.
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4. Beat chilled milk until soft peaks form. Beat gelatin until tiny bubbles form. Fold milk into gelatin.
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5. Pour over prepared crust. Sprinkle with reserved crumbs. Cover and refrigerate until set. Cut into squares. Yields 12 servings.
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6. And here it is!
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