Lime Mousse over Graham Cracker Crumble

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I remember the first time that I had a really good key lime pie, it was in Charleston, South Carolina, overlooking the ocean. It was smooth and tart, the crust was crust and delicate. It was perfection. I wanted to make something that was super light, and had different textures. This deconstructed version of a key lime pie takes me back to that restaurant.

Lime Mousse over Graham Cracker Crumble

Prep Time3 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6
Calories: 496kcal
Author: SatMorning21


  • 6 Sheets Graham crackers
  • 3 T Sugar
  • 3 TB Butter

Lime Mousse

  • 3 Limes
  • 3 Cups Powdered sugar
  • 6 TB Mascarpone
  • 6 TB Heavy cream


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Add the graham crackers sugar to a food processor and buzz until finely ground.
  • Add butter to the graham crackers and mix until the mixture resembles sand. Then lay the mixture out on a sheet pan and bake in the oven for 8 minutes.
  • Add all the mousse ingredients to a bowl (except for the lime) and beat with a hand mixer until it thickens. This usually take 3-4 minutes on a medium high setting.
  • Add the lime juice and beat for an additional minute.
  • Add the graham cracker crumble to a plate and then top with a scoop of the lime mousse.


Calories: 496kcal | Carbohydrates: 81g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Cholesterol: 51mg | Sodium: 159mg | Potassium: 70mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 68g | Vitamin A: 625IU | Vitamin C: 10mg | Calcium: 55mg | Iron: 1mg





































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