Add a rainbow to your St. Patrick's Day with this delicious spin on the classic ribbon gelatin dessert. Cream of coconut creates the creamy layers in these luck of the Irish gelatin parfaits. Whip up this easy and colorful St. Patrick's day dessert for your Red hat Society Chapter this March for a fun and yummy treat. Follow these simple instructions and watch out for sneaky little leprechauns, we hear they're mad about these!
2 packages (3 ounces each) strawberry gelatin, divided
5 cups boiling water, divided
5 cups cold water, divided
1 can (15 ounces) cream of coconut, divided
2 packages (3 ounces each) orange gelatin, divided
2 packages (3 ounces each) pineapple gelatin, divided
2 packages (3 ounces each) lime gelatin, divided
In a small bowl, dissolve one package of strawberry gelatin in 3/4 cup boiling water. Stir in 3/4 cup cold water. Divide among 12 dessert dishes and refrigerate until set, or pour into a 3-qt. gelatin mold coated with cooking spray and refrigerate until set but not firm, 20-25 minutes.
In a small bowl, dissolve remaining package of strawberry gelatin in 1/2 cup boiling water. Add 1/2 cup cold water and scant 1/2 cup cream of coconut; stir. Spoon over the first layer. Chill until set but not firm, 20-25 minutes.
Repeat six times, alternating plain gelatin layers with creamy gelatin layers. Chill each layer until set but not firm before spooning next layer on top. Refrigerate for 4 hours or overnight. Unmold onto a serving platter. Yield: 12 servings.
Enjoy and Happy St. Patrick's Day!
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Recipe provided by Taste of Home