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Ambrosia Refrigerator Dessert Recipe
|Unflavored gelatin||1⁄2 Ounce (2 envelopes)|
|Orange juice||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)|
|Boiling water||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Sugar||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Heavy cream||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), whipped|
|Coconut||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), flaked or shredded|
|Orange rind||1 1⁄2 Teaspoon, grated|
|Orange pieces||1 Cup (16 tbs), peeled,drained|
Calories 292 Calories from Fat 162
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 18 g28.5%
Saturated Fat 11.9 g59.4%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 61.7 mg
Sodium 55.3 mg2.3%
Total Carbohydrates 30 g10.1%
Dietary Fiber 1.9 g7.6%
Sugars 25.8 g
Protein 3 g7%
Vitamin A 17.8% Vitamin C 69%
Calcium 6.5% Iron 2.4%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet
1 In a bowl, soften gelatin in 1/2 cup orange juice.
2 Add in boiling water and sugar.
3 Stir well to dissolve the gelatin.
4 Add in the remaining orange juice and salt.
5 Place in the refrigerator and chill until thickened.
6 In a bowl, whip gelatin mixture until fluffy.
7 Blend well with the cream.
8 Gradually fold in flaked coconut, orange rind and pieces.
9 On the bottom of a 7" spring form pan arrange the lengthwise lady finger halves.
10 Cover with about 1/3 of orange-cream mixture.
11 Let 14 to 16 lady finger halvesd stan up along the sides of pan, rounded side out, and touching bottom of the pan.
12 Addin the remaining orange filling.
13 Place in the refrigerator and chill for several hours, or overnight.
14 Serve with whipped cream or garnished with coconut and orange pieces.
If the lady fingers stand above filling, bend down for scalloped rim.