Key Lime Snow

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A nice light zesty dessert. From "We’re eating Light and Loving it" (A collection of Recipes from participants and friends of the St. Paul’s hospital Lipid Clinic- Edited by Frances Johnson and Shauna Ratner). 
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    • 2 envelopes unflavored gelatin
    • 1/2 cup (125 ml) cold water
    • 3/4 cup (200 ml) sugar
    • 1 1/2 cups (375 ml) boiling water
    • 1/2 teasponn (2 ml) grated key lime peel
    • 1/2 cup (125ml) key lime juice, fresh
    • 4 egg whites


Sprinkle unflavoured gelatin over cold water in a large bowl and let stand five minutes. Stir in sugar until blended. Add boiling water & stir until gelatin is completely dissolved, about 3 minutes. Add grated lime peel & lime juice. Chill until slightly thickened (about 15 min).

Beat egg whites until stiff. While beating, gradually add gelatin mixture until soft peeks form. Spoon into 8 individual dessert cups or 1 large serving bowl. Chill for 2 hours. Garnish with a twisted lime peel.

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