Indulge in the refreshing and tangy flavors of this Lemon Mousse Pie! This delightful dessert is perfect for any occasion and will surely impress your family and friends. With a buttery graham cracker crust and silky smooth lemon mousse filling, this pie is a true crowd-pleaser. Plus, it’s easy to make and requires just a few simple ingredients.

Preparation time: 20 minutes | Cooking Time: 10 minutes | Total Time: 4 hours (including chilling time) | Serves: 8


  • 1 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 1/2 cups heavy cream
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/2 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Whipped cream and lemon slices for garnish (optional)


  1. In a medium bowl, combine graham cracker crumbs, sugar, and melted butter. Press the mixture into the bottom and up the sides of a 9-inch pie dish. Chill in the refrigerator while preparing the filling.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, beat heavy cream until stiff peaks form. Gradually add powdered sugar, lemon juice, lemon zest, vanilla extract, and salt. Mix until well combined.
  3. Pour the lemon mousse filling into the prepared crust and smooth the top with a spatula. Chill the pie in the refrigerator for at least 4 hours or until set.
  4. Before serving, garnish the pie with whipped cream and lemon slices, if desired. Slice and enjoy!

Nutrition Information:

Calories: 380 || Carbohydrates: 30g || Protein: 2g || Fat: 28g || Saturated Fat: 17g || Cholesterol: 90mg || Sodium: 180mg || Fiber: 1g || Sugar: 22g

What I Love About This Recipe?

  1. The perfect balance of sweet and tangy flavors in the lemon mousse
  2. The light and airy texture of the mousse filling
  3. The simplicity of the ingredients and steps involved in making this pie
  4. The beautiful presentation, especially when garnished with whipped cream and lemon slices
  5. How refreshing and delicious this dessert is, especially on a warm day

What To Avoid While Making this Recipe?

  1. Avoid overmixing the mousse filling as it may deflate the whipped cream
  2. Make sure to chill the pie for at least 4 hours to allow the filling to set properly
  3. Do not skip chilling the crust before adding the filling, as it helps the pie hold its shape
  4. Use fresh lemon juice and zest for the best flavor, avoid using bottled lemon juice
  5. Be gentle when pressing the crust into the pie dish to avoid a dense crust texture

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