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Lemon Mousse With Homemade Whipped Coconut Cream

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I have had a couple of recipes rattling around in my computer for awhile now that I have wanted to try out. Not surprisingly, one of them involves LEMON. :-)

The first one is a recipe for lemon pudding that I adapted to make in the blender….and the other is more a “method” than a recipe for making whipped coconut cream!

One day I got the brilliant idea to combine the two and ended up with the creamiest, dreamiest concoction I think I’ve ever tasted – Lemon & Coconut Cream Mousse! Oh my!

Let’s start with the pudding:

Blender Lemon Pudding

adapted from The Galley Gourmet

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 2 1/2 cups half and half
  • 3 egg yolks, lightly beaten
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 cup lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons butter, at room temperature

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Place all ingredients in a blender except butter and process on high until smooth.
Pour into saucepan. Cook and stir constantly over medium heat until it begins to boil.
Reduce heat to simmer and cook two more minutes while continuing to stir.
Remove from heat and stir in butter.
Chill until firm.

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coconut cream dream

Lemon & Coconut Cream Mousse

Jill Nystul
adapted from The Galley Gourmet

Ingredients
  

  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 2 1/2 cups half and half
  • 3 egg yolks lightly beaten
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 cup lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons butter at room temperature

Instructions
 

  • Place all ingredients in a blender except butter and process on high until smooth.
  • Pour into saucepan. Cook and stir constantly over medium heat until it begins to boil.
  • Reduce heat to simmer and cook two more minutes while continuing to stir.
  • Remove from heat and stir in butter.
  • Chill until firm.

 

Now it’s time to kick it up a notch!

How To Make Whipped Coconut Cream

If you have never tried this…make sure you put “a can of coconut milk” on your grocery list because you are going to want to make this ASAP! Not only is it completely delicious…it’s about the easiest thing you will ever “make”. Also, if you happen to not eat dairy, you’re in for a DOUBLE treat!

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Start by putting your can of coconut milk in the refrigerator for a couple of hours, or overnight…or for 2 weeks (that’s how long mine stayed in there before I got around to it.)

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Open the can and you will see that the coconut has solidified at the top.

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Scoop out all the solid coconut, leaving the liquid in the bottom. (You can drink that later!)

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Now all you do is whip it up with your mixer or your blender! It has a tiny bit of sweetness to it already, but I added about a tablespoon of sugar just to give it a little more.

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It’s simply amazing. I would be hard-pressed to tell the difference between this stuff and regular whipped cream.

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Whipped Coconut Creme

Jill Nystul

Ingredients
  

  • 1 Can Coconut Milk
  • 1 tbs sugar

Instructions
 

  • Start by putting your can of coconut milk in the refrigerator for a couple of hours, or overnight
  • Open the can and you will see that the coconut has solidified at the top.
  • Scoop out all the solid coconut, leaving the liquid in the bottom.
  • Whip it up with your mixer or your blender.
  • Add about a tablespoon of sugar to add sweetness.

 

Now let’s put the two together!

Lemon Coconut Blender Mousse

Combine equal parts lemon pudding to whipped coconut cream and chill until firm. Top with extra whipped coconut cream, if desired.

That’s it!

Get ready to enjoy one of the dreamiest desserts you’ve ever tasted!

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Jill Nystul (aka Jillee)

Jill Nystul is an accomplished writer and author who founded the blog One Good Thing by Jillee in 2011. With over 30 years of experience in homemaking, she has become a trusted resource for contemporary homemakers by offering practical solutions to everyday household challenges.
I share creative homemaking and lifestyle solutions that make your life easier and more enjoyable!

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