Lemon and white chocolate mousse with strawberries

Ingredients (4 or 5 desserts)

5 large egg yolks

1/2 cup sugar

1/2 cup fresh lemon juice

4 teaspoons of grated lemon peel

pinch of salt

1/4 plus 2  2/3 cups chilled heavy whipping cream

100 grs. white chocolate finely chopped

4 cups slices strawberries


Whisk eggs yolks, sugar, lemon juice, lemon peel, and salt in a medium metal bowl to blend.

Set bowl over saucepan of simmering water. Whisk until mixture is very thick, about 5 to 6 minutes, remove from bowl

over water .Cool lemon mousse base to room temperature.

Combine 1/4 cream and white chocolate in another metal bowl.

Set bowl over saucepan of barely simmering water.

Stir constanly until chocolate is soft and almost melted.

Remove bowl from water and stir until white chocolate is melted and smooth.

Cool white chocolate  base to room temperature.

Beat remaining 2 2/3 cups of cream in large bowl until firm peaks form.

Divide whipped cream between both mousses bases. folding 1 cup at time.-

Layer scant 1/4 cup lemon mousse in 4 or 5 parfait glasses or wineglasses, top with some strawberries.

Layer scant 1/4  cup white chocolate mousse over strawberries.

Repeat layering one more time.

Spoon strawberries over top of each parfait  and serve.

Keep up refrigerate.