Ingredients: 1 envelope unflavored gelatin (about 1 Tbsp.) 3 cups half-and-half 1 cup sugar 2 tsp. vanilla extract 2 cups fresh or frozen blackberries or cherries , plus more for garnish (optional) Directions: Sprinkle gelatin over 2 tablespoons cold water in a small saucepan; let stand a minute to soften. Heat on low, stirring, until gelatin dissolves, 1 minute. Remove from heat. In a large saucepan, bring half-and-half and 1/3 cup sugar just to a boil over medium-high heat, stirring. Remove from heat; stir in gelatin (it may need to be scraped off pan with a spatula) and vanilla. Ladle into 8 (1/2-cup) ramekins or glasses; cool to room temperature..
Ingredients 5 eggs, separated 2 cups sugar 1/2 cup butter, softened 1/2 cup canola oil 1 teaspoon coconut extract 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/4 teaspoon almond extract 2-1/4 cups cake flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 cup buttermilk 2 cups flaked coconut, chopped 1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar FROSTING: 2 packages (one 8 ounces, one 3 ounces) cream cheese, softened 2/3 cup butter, softened 4-1/3 cups confectioners’ sugar 1-1/4 teaspoons coconut extract 2 cups flaked coconut, toasted Directions Place egg whites in a large bowl; let stand at room temperature for 30 minutes. Preheat oven to 325°. In another large bowl, beat sugar,.