Orange Stuff
Submitted by Starscr292

 

2 c. boiling water
1 (6 oz.) pkg. orange jello

1 (30 oz.) can apricot halves, drained (reserve syrup)
1 (13.25 oz) can crushed pineapple, drained (reserve syrup)
1/4 c. sugar

1 Tbl. flour
1 egg, beaten

1 c. chilled whipping cream

toasted coconut

 

Pour boiling water on jello in large bowl; stir until jello is dissolved.  Mix apricot and pineapple syrups; reserve 1 cup.  Measure remaining syrup; add enough water to measure 1 cup.  Stir syrup-water mixture in to jello mixture.  Refrigerate until slightly thickened, about 1 hour.

 

Stir apricots and pineapple into jello mixture; pour into 11 x 7 baking or Tupperware dish.  Refrigerate until firm, about 3 hours.

 

Mix sugar and flour in 1-qt. saucepan.  Stir in reserved apricot-pineapple syrup and the egg.  Heat to boiling over low hear, stirring constantly.  Boil and stir 1 minute; cool.

 

Beat whipping cream in chilled small mixer bowl until soft peaks form.  Fold into fruit syrup mixture.  Spread evenly over gelatin layer.  Sprinkle coconut over top.