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Berry Gelatin Mold Recipe

Berry Gelatin Mold Recipe

“This refreshing gelatin mold is delicious and always a big hit! For a patriotic buffet, I add a scoop of frozen whipped topping, then place a fancy-cut strawberry and a sprinkling of blueberries for festive, red-white-and-blue color.” —Anne Marie Papineau, Hanover, Connecticut
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling YIELD:8 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 packages (3 ounces each) strawberry gelatin
  • 2 cups boiling cranberry juice
  • 1-1/2 cups club soda, chilled
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 cup each fresh blueberries, raspberries and sliced strawberries
  • Lettuce leaves
  • Additional mixed fresh berries, optional

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, dissolve gelatin in boiling cranberry juice. Let stand for 10 minutes. Stir in club soda and lemon juice; refrigerate for 45 minutes or until partially set.
  • 2. Fold in berries. Pour into a 6-cup ring mold coated with cooking spray. Refrigerate for 4 hours or until set. Unmold onto a lettuce-lined platter; fill center with additional berries if desired. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 slice (calculated without additional mixed berries) equals 131 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 59 mg sodium, 32 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 3 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 fruit.