Saturday, August 27, 2011

Frosted Strawberries

2/3 cup Eagle Brand Sweetened condensed milk
2 2/3 cups flaked coconut
1 (3 oz) strawberry flavored gelatin
½ cup ground blanched almonds
½ teaspoon almond extract
Red food coloring
1 cup sifted confectioners' sugar
2 Tablespoons heavy cream
Green food coloring

In medium bowl, combine sweetened condensed milk, coconut, 3 tablespoons gelatin, almond extract and enough red food coloring to tint mixture a strawberry shade. Form small amounts ( about ½ tablespoon) into strawberry shapes. Sprinkle remaining gelatin into a flat dish; roll each strawberry to coat. Place on waxed paper; refrigerate

To make strawberry hull: combine sugar, cream, and green food coloring. Spoon into pastry bag with open star tip. Pipe small amounts atop each strawberry.

Other fruits and vegetables may be made from the above recipe by using the appropriate color and flavor of gelatin

Makes 1 pound.

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