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This lime trifle (Brazilian pavê de limão) is a dessert filled with creamy, irresistible citrus deliciousness. The contrast between the tanginess of the lime juice and the sweetness of the condensed milk in the filling makes this creamy dessert and aromatically delicious – an all-time favourite.

The lime cream is actually a mousse. It only requires a few ingredients and is so simple and easy to make. A perfect foolproof dessert for any occasion. Your guests will think you laboured over it all day.

Plus, this stunning trifle should be made and assembled in advance and thoroughly chilled to allow the flavours to become even more robust. So it is great for serving at a party as it can be made ahead and kept covered in the refrigerator until ready to serve.

You will appreciate the ease and simplicity of making this beautiful, delicious, gently fruity, refreshing dessert.

What is pavê?

Pavê is a Brazilian creamy dessert. It is a kind of trifle made in three or four layers of different textures and usually mixes cookies (or cake), cream (custard or mousse), and sometimes fruit (or chocolate or dulce de leche). The assembled dessert can be optionally topped with whipped cream. It is very popular in Brazil.

What is a trifle?

A trifle is an easy layered dessert. There is usually a cake of some type. In between the cake layers, you can have pudding, whipped cream, candy, fruit, custard or mousse. The possibilities are really endless!


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Easy lime mousse trifle Fast2eat
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Wait: 2 hours
Total Time: 2 hours 15 minutes
This lime trifle (Brazilian pavê de limão) is so easy to make and has a wonderful combination of smooth creaminess, sweetness, and slightly tart citric flavour. So good!
This is definitely a sweet dessert, just enough to balance out the tart lime. It is impossible to resist.
Servings: 20 pieces
Author: Susana Macedo

Ingredients

  • 400 g Cookies - Maria or graham crackers, or ladyfingers or milk tea biscuits

Mousse – lime filling

  • 2 cup Whipping cream - 35% heavy cream
  • 2 can Sweetened condensed milk
  • 100 ml Lime juice - or lemon juice - strained - approximately 4 limes
  • Lime zest - or twist from 2 limes

Whipped cream

  • 2 cups Whipping cream
  • 3 Tbsp sugar

For garnish (optional)

  • Lime zest - or twist

Instructions

Mousse – lime filling

  • In a medium bowl, using a whisk or an electric mixer, beat whipping cream.
  • Combine the condensed milk with lime juice in a small bowl, and then mix well with the whipped cream.
    Note: Be sure to use CONDENSED, not EVAPORATED milk and combine the juice thoroughly. The filling will noticeably thicken as the acidic juice reacts with the milk. And please use fresh, not bottled, juice.
  • Stir in lime zest, mixing until completely combined.
  • The mixture should be nice, thick, and creamy.

Whipped cream

  • Add heavy whipping cream and the sugar to a standalone mixer fitted with whisk attachment and whip on high until peaks begin to form.

To Assemble the layers

  • Place the cookies in the bottom of a rectangular (23 x 33cm /9×13-inch) glass baking dish. You may need to break a few into pieces to fit them in the dish.
  • On top of the cookies, add the lime mousse.
  • Repeat adding the cookies and mousse making the layers. Mine was 4 layers of cookies and 4 layers of mousse.
  • Finish it with whipped cream.
  • Place in the fridge overnight or at least 2 hours before serving.

For garnish (optional)

  • Garnish with Lime zest or twist.

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Notes

Make ahead

I would recommend at least two hours, so it firms up, but you can easily make this a day or two ahead.

Storing

Store in the fridge for up to 5 days. Do not freeze it.

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Cuisine : Brazilian
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Nutrition

Calories: 409kcal | Carbohydrates: 38g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 27g | Saturated Fat: 15g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 86mg | Sodium: 174mg | Potassium: 211mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 27g | Vitamin A: 865IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 153mg | Iron: 1mg
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