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Lime Ice

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  Plain gelatin 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cold water 1 Tablespoon
  Water 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Sugar 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Lime juice 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), strained (6-8 Limes)
  Grated lime rind 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Green food color 8 Drop
  Egg whites 2 , stiffly beaten

Soften gelatin in the 1 tablespoon of water for 5 minutes.
Combine the 3 cups of water, sugar and salt in a saucepan and boil slowly for 5 minutes.
Remove from heat, add softened gelatin and stir to dissolve and blend thoroughly.
Add lime juice, rind and coloring and pour into freezer can.
Freeze to a soft mush according to directions.
Then open freezer can and add the egg whites and continue to freeze until firm.
Makes about 2 quarts.

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