Favorite Recipes: Snow Ball Cake

Recipe Author

Name: M. A. T. (gingerfingers)
Total Recipes: 1

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Title:

Snow Ball Cake

Dish: Pastry
Dish Type: Other
Difficulty: 1 / 10
Servings: 12-16
Prep Time: 6-8 hours
Cook Time:

Ingredients
  • 4 tbsp - Cold water
  • 1 cup - Boiling water
  • 1 cup - Orange juice
  • 3 tbsp - Lemon juice
  • 1 cup - Granulated sugar
  • 1 - large angel food cake (ready-made)
  • 3 cup - Whipping cream
  • 4 oz - coconut shredded, or flaked
Directions

Soften gelatin in cold water.

Add boiling water, stir to dissolve completely.

Add orange juice, lemon juice and sugar. Stir until sugar is dissolved.

Refrigerate until thick as eggwhite.

Whip one pint (2 cups) whipping cream, using chilled bowl and beaters.

Fold into thickened gelatin mixture.

Coat sides of 3 qt. bowl or 10" tube pan with vegetable shortening and line with waxed paper.

Break angel food cake into 1 inch pieces. Alternate layers with gelatin/whipping cream mixture.

Chill overnight or 6 to 8 hours. Invert onto cake plate and frost with 1/2 pint (1 cup) cream whipped. Cover generously with coconut. Refrigerate until serving time. Refrigerate any leftovers promptly. Serves 12-16.


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Harry F. (harryf)
5/6/2008 11:32 AM ET
SOUNDS LIKE A GREAT RECIPIE - BUT HOW MUCH GELATIN DO YOU USE? THAT IS NOT LISTED IN INGREDIENTS......