Lemon Tropic Layered Dessert

1
Kelly Asselin

By
@BBQQUEEN

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

Rating:
★★★★★ 5 votes
Comments:
Serves:
15
Prep:
1 Hr 45 Min
Cook:
25 Min
Method:
Bake

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Notes from the Test Kitchen:
What a find! This silky, sweet treat would be the perfect addition to any potluck or luncheon.

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 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

  • 1In small bowl combine flour walnuts and brown sugar. Cut in butter until mixture looks like course bread crumbs.
  • 2Press in 13in x 9in baking dish. Bake 350 12-15 min until golden brown. Cool on wire rack.
  • 3For filling, drain pineapple reserve juice for topping, set aside in 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).
  • 4For 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 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