Lemon Tropic Layered Dessert

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Kelly Asselin

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My mother-in-law Mary made this several times, I love anything with lemon. She finally handed it to me a couple of years ago.

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Rating:

★★★★★ 5 votes

Comments:
Serves:
15
Prep:
1 Hr 45 Min
Cook:
25 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 1 c
    all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 c
    chopped walnuts, toasted
  • 1/4 c
    light brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 1/2 c
    cold butter
  • FILLING/TOPPING

  • 2 can(s)
    8 oz each, crushed pineapple
  • 2 pkg
    3 oz each, lemon gelatin
  • 1 c
    boiling water
  • 2 c
    cold water
  • 4 medium
    firm bananas, chopped
  • 1 c
    mini-marshmallows
  • 1/2 c
    sugar
  • 2 Tbsp
    all-purpose flour
  • 2
    eggs beaten
  • 1/2 c
    heavy whipping cream, whipped

How to Make Lemon Tropic Layered Dessert

Step-by-Step

  1. In a small bowl combine flour walnuts and brown sugar. Cut in butter until the mixture looks like coarse bread crumbs.
  2. Press in 13in x 9in baking dish. Bake 350 12-15 min until golden brown. Cool on wire rack.
  3. For filling, drain pineapple reserve juice for topping, set aside in a large bowl.

    Dissolve gelatin in boiling water, stir in cold water refrigerate until thick at least 1 hr.

    Fold in bananas, marshmallows, and reserved pineapple. Spoon over crust and refrigerate until firm (about 45 min).
  4. For topping, take reserved pineapple juice and add enough water to equal 1 c. In small saucepan, combine sugar, flour, and pineapple juice mixture until smooth.

    Cook and stir over med heat until thick and bubbly. Reduce heat. Cook and stir 2 min longer. Remove from heat.

    Stir small amount of hot mixture into eggs. Return all to pan stir constantly bring to a gentle boil. Cook and stir 2 min. Transfer to small bowl to cool completely. Once cooled, fold in whipped cream. Spread over gelatin layer refrigerate until chilled.

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About Lemon Tropic Layered Dessert

Course/Dish: Cakes Fruit Desserts
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy



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