For best results when preparing these fruity gels, use fresh fruit juice, fruit-juice blend, or smoothie. Do not use juices containing papaya or pineapple because they can prevent the gelatin from firming up.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens


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  • In a small saucepan combine sugar and gelatin. Stir in 1 cup of the juice. Cook and stir over medium heat until sugar and gelatin are dissolved. Remove from heat; stir in remaining juice.

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  • Divide gelatin mixture among six 3- to 4-ounce glasses or small dishes. Chill in the refrigerator for 2 to 3 hours or until set. Garnish with edible flowers, if desired. Makes 6 servings.

Nutrition Facts

73 calories; 0 g total fat; 0 g saturated fat; 0 g polyunsaturated fat; 0 g monounsaturated fat; 0 mg cholesterol; 4 mg sodium. 17 g carbohydrates; 0 g fiber; 8 g sugar; 1 g protein; 0 IU vitamin a; 17 mg vitamin c; 0 mg thiamin; 10 mg calcium; 0 mg iron;