April Fools Berry Soda Recipe

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April Fools Berry Soda Recipe
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April Fools Berry Soda Recipe

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4.5 18 12
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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.
MAKES:
6 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 10 min. + chilling
MAKES:
6 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 10 min. + chilling

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

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
Originally published as April Fools Berry Soda in Quick Cooking March/April 2004, p57

Nutritional Facts

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

  • 2 packages (3 ounces each) strawberry gelatin
  • 3/4 cup sliced fresh strawberries
  • 3/4 cup fresh raspberries
  • 3/4 cup fresh blueberries
  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
Originally published as April Fools Berry Soda in Quick Cooking March/April 2004, p57

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Kristens198 User ID: 2663751 131218
Reviewed Apr. 18, 2013

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

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LandKA User ID: 6458158 91633
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."

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msbraun6 User ID: 2051700 205894
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."

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jenny73 User ID: 1172134 205893
Reviewed Mar. 19, 2011

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

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jenny73 User ID: 1172134 78090
Reviewed Mar. 19, 2011

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

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jenny73 User ID: 1172134 78089
Reviewed Mar. 19, 2011

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

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ozwizard User ID: 1165607 56596
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)"

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riorita User ID: 2516203 131153
Reviewed Apr. 2, 2009

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

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amip2002 User ID: 285026 132238
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!"

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jjmoose29 User ID: 2648907 53573
Reviewed Apr. 2, 2009

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

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