Fresh Orange Refrigerator Cake

When the hot summer days are on you sure want something to sit back and enjoy without cooking. This is something cool that can go along well with a barbecue.

Fresh Orange Refrigerator Cake


  • 4 cups fresh orange juice
  • 1 1/2 cups white sugar
  • 3 (.25 ounce) packages unflavored gelatin
  • 1/3 cup lemon juice
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 cup diced orange segments
  • 1 (12 ounce) package ladyfingers
  • 1 pint fresh strawberries


1 Line bottom and sides of an 8 inch springform pan with split ladyfingers.

2 Combine 1 cup orange juice and sugar in saucepan; heat until sugar is dissolved. Remove from heat. Soften gelatin in 1 cup orange juice then stir in hot juice. Add remaining orange juice, lemon juice and salt. Chill until slightly thickened.

3 Whip the cream until stiff and fold into the gelatin mixture. Fold in orange sections and spoon into the prepared pan. Chill for at least 4 hours. Remove sides of pan and place on a serving plate. Garnish with fresh strawberries.


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