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Key Lime Mousse


  • ¾ cup sugar
  • ½ cup key lime juice
  • 1 envelope unflavored gelatin
  • 2 tablespoons key lime juice
  • 14 ounce can sweetened condensed milke
  • 1 teaspoon grated lime rind
  • cups whipped cream


  • Add ¾ cup sugar and ½ cup key lime juice to small saucepan. Turn to low heat and stir constantly until sugar is dissolved. Remove from heat and set aside.
  • In a medium bowl, sprinkle gelatin packet over 2 tablespoons key lime juice. Stir, then allow to stand 5 minutes.
  • Add hot mixture to gelatin mixture. Stir until gelatin dissolves.
  • Whisk in sweetened condensed milk and lime rind.
  • Place bowl in a larger bowl filled with ice. Whisk until mixture is partially set.
  • Fold whipped cream into lime mixture. Pour into serving dishes and chill for 8 hours before serving