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This refreshing Portuguese simple lime mousse recipe (receita fácil de mousse de lima) makes the perfect dessert.
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Preparation time:
4 h 15 min
Cooking Time:
n/a
Ready In:
4 h 15 min
Level of Difficulty:
Easy
Servings:
4
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Portuguese Simple Lime Mousse Recipe - Portuguese Recipes

Portuguese Simple Lime Mousse Recipe

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Posted in: Dessert Recipes
Fri, Feb 9, 2018
4 out of 5 with 12 ratings
Views: 30358

Ingredients

1 and 1/2 packs of Maria biscuits (about 300g)2 and 1/2 cups of condensed milk1/2 teaspoon of lime juice1 and 1/4 cups of heavy cream1 sachet of gelatin powder without flavor (about 2 and 1/2 teaspoons)3 egg whites, beatenSliced lime to decorate * Get Portuguese ingredients & stuff Get Portuguese ingredients and other stuff at Amazon.com

Directions

  1. In the blender, mash the biscuits and put aside.
  2. Blend the condensed milk, lime juice, heavy cream and gelatin (prepared according to the package instructions) until creamy.
  3. Transfer to a bowl, and gently mix in the beaten egg whites.
  4. In a tall bowl, insert a layer of lime mousse, than a layer of mashed biscuits and than another layer of mousse.
  5. Garnish with lime wedges and refrigerate for 4 hours before serving.
Recipe & Photo Credit: guiadacozinha.com *
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Comments

Christo Fourie
Christo Fourie - 1 Week ago
This is a really good mousse alternative, just need to be more clear on the amount of gelatin needed. My first try turned out too jelly-like. I used the sheets and followed the instructions per amount of liquid....thoughts?

Eduardo

Sorry to hear that Christo, 1 sachet should be the equivalent of about 2 and 1/2 teaspoons of gelatin powder, the recipe asks for gelatin powder, not leaves, how many sheets/leaves did you use?

1 Week ago (+0) (-0)
Tania
Tania - 2 Weeks ago
Can you substitute lime juice for another juice?

Eduardo
Yes Tania, lemon juice.
2 Weeks ago (+0) (-0)
Tania
Tania
I don’t like lemon can you recommend another flavor?
2 Weeks ago (+1) (-0)
Eduardo

Yes, you can just use orange juice instead and decorate it with orange slices.

2 Weeks ago (+1) (-0)
Menina Quase Portuguesa
Menina Quase Portuguesa - 5 Months ago
Noticed a typo....'#4....layer of 'lemon' (?) mousse

Eduardo
Thank you, I will fix that.
4 Months ago (+0) (-0)

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