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April Fools Berry Soda Recipe

April Fools Berry Soda Recipe

Here's a prank that will get your family to pucker up! These berry "beverages" look inviting to sip, but they're actually gelatin that's tricky to suck through a straw, so keep some spoons handy.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + chilling YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 packages (3 ounces each) strawberry gelatin
  • 3/4 cup sliced fresh strawberries
  • 3/4 cup fresh raspberries
  • 3/4 cup fresh blueberries

Directions

  • 1. Prepare gelatin according to package directions. Refrigerate until partially set, about 2 hours. Stir in berries. Pour into six tall drink or soda glasses. Insert a straw into each glass. Refrigerate until set. Yield: 6 servings

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 76 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0mg cholesterol, 33mg sodium, 18g carbohydrate (16g sugars, 2g fiber), 2g protein

Reviews for April Fools Berry Soda

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MY REVIEW
Reviewed Apr. 18, 2013

"It was okay. Maybe my kids were just too young to appreciate it!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Apr. 2, 2012

"easy to make, tastes great! So funny to watch people trying to suck it through the straws!!! I used red & green grapes cut in half instead of berries."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Apr. 1, 2011

"This was an awesome addition to my April Fool's meal tonight, all inspired by this website. Thanks for the idea! This one really fooled everyone."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Mar. 19, 2011

"Made this last April Fools and my family loved it! Had them fooled! : )"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Mar. 19, 2011

"Made this last April Fools and my family loved it! Had them fooled! : )"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Mar. 19, 2011

"Made this last April Fools and my family loved it! Had them fooled! : )"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Apr. 3, 2009

"Had 'em trying to suck down their drinks and thought their skulls were going to implode! It was great!

Dave O. (a CT Fooler)"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Apr. 2, 2009

"We made this at work for our elderly residents and they loved it."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Apr. 2, 2009

"These soda's were awesome! I used strawberries and blueberries. I really got my kids when they came home from school and said they were thirsty! Great recipe and my whole family loved them!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Apr. 2, 2009

"While it was fun, I didn't fool anyone!!!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Apr. 2, 2009

"Great joke! Fooled everyone on staff with this ... told them I'd prepared a special, fruity drink to start our mornings. Staff includes 3 Diabetics, so I prepared with Sugar Free Gelatin ... perfect! Even fooled my youngest son with this and he has always LOVED April Fools' Day. Will definitely try again and use an assortment of different fruit. LadyEVP"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Apr. 2, 2009

"I made this recipe for April fools Day and we got the biggest kick out of it...it actually tricked my youngest son!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Apr. 2, 2009

"I made this for a work meeting I had with a few of my fellow workers. They enjoyed it. Several even made a contest to see if they could actually suck the jello through the straws. This is something I will save and make again.

Lilbearks"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Mar. 26, 2009

"I've saved it to my recipe box, copied it and cannot wait to pull this one off on my grandkids. They will get such a kick out of this. Really fun idea. Thank you!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Mar. 26, 2009

"Why not use sugar free gelatin. It would reduce those carbs and make it a truly Light Dessert!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Mar. 26, 2009

"instead of blueberries and raspberries, it would be good with peaches and bananas too."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Mar. 26, 2009

"what a cute sneaky idea.. I love it!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Mar. 26, 2009

"you are so creative can't wait to give this cool "drink" a try"

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