In a large bowl, sprinkle gelatin over cold water. Let stand 5 minutes. Add boiling water; stir until gelatin is dissolved. Add sugar, orange juice, lemon peel, lemon juice and salt. Mix well. Refrigerate, stirring occasionally until mixture begins to thicken, about 1 hour. Whip 2 cups of cream. Fold into lemon mixture. Line a 3-quart bowl with plastic wrap. Spoon 1 cup of lemon filling into lined bowl. Sprinkle with a layer of cake. Alternate filling and cake, ending with filling. Cover and refrigerate 6 hours or overnight. To serve, invert bowl onto a large serving platter. Remove plastic wrap. Beat confectioner's sugar and remaining cream. Frost entire cake; sprinkle with coconut.
Cajun Country -- New Iberia, Louisiana