Citron Fromage

Difficulty Date Source Stars Prep Time Cook Time Yields
Medium 04.08.2020 20 3 hours 4-6 people
I remember ALWAYS getting Citron Fromage (lemon mousse) when we went to parties on my dad's side of the family. I haven't had it since I was a small child, so this Easter I am trying it.
Ingredients Steps
  • 2 teaspoons gelatin
  • 3 whole pasteurized eggs
  • 100 g sugar
  • ΒΌ cup freshly squeezed lemon juice (50-60 ml)
  • 1 lemon, the zest of
  • 1 cup (250 ml) heavy whipping cream + extra for decorating
  • Dark Chocolate for decoration.
01. Whip the heavy whipping cream until soft peaks, and set aside.
02. Whisk the eggs pale and fluffy with the sugar, set aside.
03. Mix the gelatin with half the lemon juice and melt the gelatin over a double boiler. Mix in the rest of the lemon juice and lemon zest.
04. Mix the gelatin lemon mixture with the eggs while whisking. Gently fold in the whipped cream. Pour the mousse into the serving dishes, and set it in the refrigerator for about 3 hours.
05. Before serving, whip some extra whipping cream and decorate the mousse. Serve the cold mousse with whipping cream and shaved dark chocolate.