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    Coconut Lime Gelatin

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    Coconut Lime Gelatin

    Photo by Tempest R.

    • Prep Time

      minutes

    • Cook Time

      minutes

    • Servings

      servings


    Ingredients

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    • 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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