lemon mousse dessert
1/4 c cornstarch
1/2 c sugar
1/2 c lemon juice
1/2 c water
1 tsp lemon zest, optional
2 egg whites , room temp.
1 c whipping cream (35%)
put cornstarch and sugar in a saucepan. add lemon juice and water and whisk til smooth. heat on medium heat, whisking constantly until thickened and pudding like.
you can do this in a microwave as i often do. just do it on high power in one minute increments until thickened. think pudding.
put this in a mixing bowl and stir in the lemon zest. let this cool to room temperature.
in another mixing bowl, beat the egg whites until stiff. fold into the lemon mixture carefully. now put this in the fridge.
with the same beaters, beat the whipped cream until firm but still light. fold this into the lemon mixture and refrigerate until ready to serve.