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Orange You Glad It’s Spring Dessert

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Orange You Glad It’s Spring Dessert

Orange You Glad It’s Spring Dessert

This marbled dessert is pretty to look at and delicious to eat! Made with orange soda, mandarin oranges, gelatin, and cream, this is a refreshing and tasty end to a meal.

  • Author: Addie Gundry
  • Prep Time: 30 minutes
  • Chill Time: 4 hours
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 4 hours 40 minutes
  • Yield: Sixteen 2-inch squares 1x
  • Category: Desserts

Ingredients

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  • Orange Layer
    • 3 envelopes gelatin
    • 1/2 cup cold water
    • 1/2 cup boiling water
    • 1/4 cup sugar
    • 2 1/2 cups orange soda
    • 45 ounces mandarin oranges, cut into chunks
  • Cream Layer
    • 3 envelopes gelatin
    • 1/2 cup cold water
    • 1/2 cup boiling water
    • 2 cups vanilla ice cream, completely melted

Instructions

  • Orange Layer
    1. Sprinkle the gelatin over the cold water in a large bowl. Stir to dissolve and let sit for 1 minute.
    2. Pour the boiling water with the sugar over the gelatin and stir for 2 minutes to ensure that the sugar has completely dissolved.
    3. Pour in the orange soda and stir to combine. Pour the mixture into a 9 × 13-inch pan sprayed with cooking spray. Refrigerate for at least 4 hours, or until the gelatin is firmly set.
    4. Remove the gelatin from the fridge and cut into 1/4 × 1/2-inch rectangles. Spray an 8-inch square pan with cooking spray.
    5. Place the gelatin pieces into the pan, spreading them out. Add the mandarin chunks around the gelatin pieces.
  • Cream Layer
    1. In a large bowl, sprinkle the gelatin over the cold water. Stir and let sit for 1 minute.
    2. Pour the boiling water over the gelatin and stir for 2 minutes until completely dissolved. Add the melted ice cream and stir to combine.
    3. Pour the ice cream mixture over the gelatin and mandarin oranges.
    4. Cover and refrigerate for 4 hours or overnight.
    5. Cut into sixteen 2-inch squares and serve.
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