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Mandarin Orange Souffle

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Ingredients

1 package (6 ounces) orange-flavored gelatin
1 cup hot water
1 cup orange juice
1 cup sour cream
2 cups orange sherbet
1 cup drained pineapple tidbits
2 cups well-drained mandarin oranges
Lettuce leaves or mint
1 cup coconut

Instructions

Add hot water to gelatin. Stir until dissolved; add orange juice. Chill until mixture begins to thicken.

Stir in sour cream and orange sherbet. Beat until thick and foamy. Fold in drained pineapple and oranges. Pour into a 2-quart greased mold.

When set, turn onto lettuce leaves or decorate with mint leaves. Sprinkle with coconut and garnish with extra mandarin orange sections.

Barbara Thoren
Rock Island



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