Ambrosia Refrigerator Dessert
|Unflavored gelatin||1⁄2 Ounce (2 envelopes)|
|Orange juice||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)|
|Boiling water||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Sugar||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Heavy cream||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), whipped|
|Coconut||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), flaked or shredded|
|Orange rind||1 1⁄2 Teaspoon, grated|
|Orange pieces||1 Cup (16 tbs), peeled,drained|
1 In a bowl, soften gelatin in 1/2 cup orange juice.
2 Add in boiling water and sugar.
3 Stir well to dissolve the gelatin.
4 Add in the remaining orange juice and salt.
5 Place in the refrigerator and chill until thickened.
6 In a bowl, whip gelatin mixture until fluffy.
7 Blend well with the cream.
8 Gradually fold in flaked coconut, orange rind and pieces.
9 On the bottom of a 7" spring form pan arrange the lengthwise lady finger halves.
10 Cover with about 1/3 of orange-cream mixture.
11 Let 14 to 16 lady finger halvesd stan up along the sides of pan, rounded side out, and touching bottom of the pan.
12 Addin the remaining orange filling.
13 Place in the refrigerator and chill for several hours, or overnight.
14 Serve with whipped cream or garnished with coconut and orange pieces.
If the lady fingers stand above filling, bend down for scalloped rim.