Coconut Lime Gelatin

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Coconut Lime Gelatin

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  • 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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