Orange you glad you’re an adult, dessert!

Irisa Raina 9


This is one of those deserts that has been around for a long time and is very versatile. You can make it with any flavor gelatin and liquor you like.

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1 &1/2 cups boiling water
2 – 3 ounce boxes of orange gelatin
1 tablespoon fresh squeezed orange juice
1 cup vodka with cream
1 pint heavy whipping cream
zest from 1 orange “ divided in ½ “

How to Make Orange you glad you’re an adult, dessert!


  • 1Bring water to boil. Once is has come to a boil remove from heat and add the gelatin & orange juice.
  • 2Mix with a hand mixer on low mix till all the gelatin has dissolved. This should take a few minutes.
  • 3Cool this for about 10 minutes.
  • 4Add the vodka “ be careful not to spill any of this liquid goodness”…mix on low with the hand mixer for just a minute.
  • 5Pour into a small pan and cover and chill till it is almost completely set.
  • 7With very cold beaters, whip the cream just till it start to firm up, then add ½ the zest from the orange, and continue to beat till you get soft peaks.
  • 8Top the gelatin with the cream mixture and return to the refrigerator.
  • 9When the gelatin has become completely cold, top with remaining zest and enjoy!

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About Orange you glad you’re an adult, dessert!

Course/Dish: Other Desserts
Main Ingredient: Alcohol
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy