Tuesday, April 6, 2010

little lemon mousse cups...

i love these little individual desserts! they are so simple, light & delicious! if you have any spring luncheons coming up or even looking ahead to mother's day-- these would be the perfect ending to any meal. let me know what you think.

{jeanette's little lemon mousse cups}

24 jumbo cupcake liners

24 pecan shortbread cookies (pecan sandies)

1-3 oz. package lemon jello

1 cup boiling water

3 TBSP lemon juice

1-8 oz. package cream cheese

1 cup sugar

1 tsp. vanilla

1-12 oz. can evaporated milk, well chilled

Place metal bowl, beaters & the can of evaporated milk in the freezer for 1 hour.

Place cupcake liners into cupcake pan. Press a cookie into the bottom of each liner. Set aside.

Dissolve jello in boiling water. Add lemon juice. Cool in the refrigerator for about 20 minutes, until syrupy, then beat until light.

In a large bowl, beat together cream cheese, sugar & vanilla. Add to jello mixture. Mix until all blended.

Whip chilled evaporated milk, on low speed, until full volume or beaters leave a soft peak. Blend & fold with jello mixture. Spoon into cookie lined cupcake liners. Refridgerate overnight. Top with fresh raspberries & raspberry sauce.

{Fresh Raspberry Sauce}

1 half-pint package fresh raspberries

1/2 cup sugar

1/4 cup water

1 cup seedless raspberry jam

In a small sauce pan cook together raspberries, sugar & water. Bring to a boil, turn down heat & simmer for 4 minutes. Pour into a food processor. Add raspberry jam. Beat until smooth. Cool completely.

1 comment:

Carrian said...

sounds wonderful!