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Coconut Lime Gelatin

Coconut Lime Gelatin

Coconut Lime Gelatin

Coconut Lime Gelatin

Ingredients

For Lime Layer:
4 1-ounce envelopes unflavored gelatin
1 cup sweetened bottled lime juice (such as Rose’s)
1 cup fresh lime juice
2 cups boiling water
1 teaspoons finely grated lime zest
2 tablespoons sugar
1 to 2 drops green food coloring
For Coconut Layer:
4 1-ounce envelopes unflavored gelatin
1 15-ounce can cream of coconut
cups boiling water
½ teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions

Mist a 9-by-13-inch glass baking dish with cooking spray. To Make Lime Layer: Sprinkle 1 envelope gelatin over sweetened lime juice in a bowl. Let sit 2 minutes. Whisk in fresh lime juice, boiling water, and 3 envelopes gelatin, stirring until gelatin dissolves. Whisk in lime zest, sugar, and food coloring. Pour into baking dish, cover, and refrigerate until firm, at least 3 hours. To Make Coconut Layer: Sprinkle 1 envelope gelatin over cream of coconut in a bowl. Let sit 2 minutes. Whisk in boiling water and 3 envelopes powdered, unflavored gelatin, stirring until gelatin dissolves. Add vanilla extract. Let cool slightly. Pour coconut mixture over set lime layer. Cover and refrigerate until firm, at least 3 hours. Run a knife around edges of pan. Put a large cutting board on top of pan and flip to invert onto cutting board. Cut dessert in half and stack 1 half evenly onto other half. Refrigerate until ready to serve; cut into 8 or more squares.

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