3-Ingredient Dessert: Tangy Lime Mousse with Toasted Coconut

Have you tried any of our 3-ingredient recipes from the August issue yet? We only had room for 26 in the issue, but our fabulous food department has whipped up some additional recipes, plus we’ve asked some of our favorite food bloggers to share their best 3-ingredient combinations for the next few weeks.

So stay tuned for several more easy summer recipes. To kick things off, try this 15-minute dessert:


Tangy Lime Mousse
hands-on time: 5 minutes
total time: 15 minutes
serves 4

Toast 1/4 cup shredded sweet coconut on a baking sheet at 350F, tossing occasionally, until golden, 8 to 10 minutes. Using an electric mixer, beat 1 cup heavy cream and 1/3 cup frozen limeade concentrate until soft peaks form. Divide among bowls and sprinkle with the toasted coconut.

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(photograph by Christopher Baker for Real Simple)