|Plain gelatin||1 1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Cold water||1 Tablespoon|
|Water||3 Cup (48 tbs)|
|Sugar||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)|
|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.