Pineapple charlotte

Yield: 8 servings

Measure Ingredient
14 ounces Pineapple, crushed
½ tablespoon Gelatin, unflavored
½ cup Water
½ cup Sugar
2 Egg whites, stiffly beaten
2 cups Whip topping, mixed, chilled

Mix Dream Whip or similar whipped topping according to package directions in small mixer bowl. Remove to another container and chill.

Drain pineapple juice over the gelatine in medium saucepan and let dissolve about 10 min. Add ½ c water, ½ c sugar and heat to boiling.

Pour mixture over pineapple in large mixer bowl and let stand until cold. Stir in beaten egg whites and whipped topping. Serve in small bowls or stem glasses with a piece of cherry on top.

Source: family recipe file box. Grandma Rodier's mother made this with whipped cream for Christmas dinner the year they got the Mixmaster (early 1950's). She lifted the beaters with the mixer still running and "decorated" the whole kitchen!

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