Frozen Lime Mousse Tart

Author: Canadian Living

Guests at Prospect Plantation in Ocho Rios stay in luxury oceanfront villas. Sonia Pink, the cook at Somewhere Villa, is revered for her frozen lime mousse pie.

  • Portion size 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup softened butter
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
Filling:
  • 2/3 cups lime juice
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 teaspoons unflavoured gelatin
  • 1 can sweetened condensed milk
  • 2 drops green food colouring
  • 1 tablespoon grated lime rind
  • 1 1/2 cup whipping cream

Method

In bowl, beat butter with sugar until fluffy; stir in flour in 3 additions. Press onto bottom and up side of 9-inch (23 cm) round tart pan. Prick a few times with fork. Bake in centre of 350°F (180°C) oven for 25 minutes or until lightly browned. Let cool on rack.

Filling: Meanwhile, in saucepan, mix lime juice and sugar. Sprinkle with gelatin; let stand for 1 minute. Heat over medium heat, stirring, for 3 minutes or until dissolved. Whisk in condensed milk, colouring and lime rind; cover and refrigerate for 15 minutes or until slightly thickened.

Whip 1 cup (250 mL) of the cream; fold into lime mixture. Pour into crust. Freeze for 6 hours or until firm. (Make-ahead: Cover and freeze for up to 1 week.) Whip remaining cream; pipe around edge.

Nutritional facts <b>Per each of 8 servings:</b> about

  • Sodium 197 mg
  • Protein 7 g
  • Calories 518.0
  • Total fat 32 g
  • Cholesterol 105 mg
  • Saturated fat 20 g
  • Total carbohydrate 54 g

%RDI

  • Iron 6.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 12.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 16.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 32.0
  • Vitamin C 12.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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