Total Time
25mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 10 mins

Fast to fix, a dressy dessert

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 12 cup sugar
  • 1 envelope unflavored gelatin
  • 34 cup water
  • 12 teaspoon finely shredded orange rind
  • 2 cups rhubarb, cut into 1/2 inch pieces (or more)
  • 3 -5 drops red food coloring (optional)
  • 34 cup whipping cream, whipped (I used frozen whipped topping, the easy way out)
  • orange strip (optional)

Directions

  1. In a small saucepan, combine sugar and gelatin.
  2. Stir in water and shredded orange peel.
  3. Cook and stir over low heat till gelatin is completely dissolved.
  4. Bring to boiling;add rhubarb.
  5. Reduce heat; cover and simmer about 5 minutes or till rhubarb is tender.
  6. Cool slightly.
  7. Pour mixture into a blender container or food processor bowl.
  8. Add food coloring, if desired.
  9. Cover; blend or process til smooth.
  10. Pour into a bowl.
  11. Chill to the consistency of unbeaten egg whites (partially set).
  12. Fold in whipped topping.
  13. Spoon into 6 dessert dishes.
  14. Cover and chill 6 hours or till firm and garnish with orange peel strips.