Golden Jello Treat
- Surprise your favorite little people on March 17th with these wee
emerald pots filled with sweet, edible gold.
Line an 8-inch square baking dish with plastic wrap, leaving several
inches of overhang on each side (this will make removing the gelatin
easier). Combine a 3-ounce box of lemon-flavor gelatin and 1 cup of
boiling water in a medium bowl, stirring until the gelatin is
dissolved. Stir in 1 cup of cold water, then pour the mixture into the
baking dish. Cover the dish with plastic wrap and chill the gelatin
for 4 hours or until firm, then slice the gelatin into 1/2-inch cubes.
Cut off the top quarter of each of 6 limes, then, without cutting into
the fruit, slice a thin layer of peel from the bottom of each one to
help them stand upright. With a small knife, cut around the inside of
each lime's rind to loosen the pulp, then spoon it out to make a shell.
Place a pinch of sugar and 1 teaspoon of whipped cream in the bottom
of each shell, then fill each lime pot with gelatin gold. Makes 6.