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Creamy Orange Gelatin Recipe

Creamy Orange Gelatin Recipe

After celebrating two graduations in less than a year, it was clear that this recipe was definitely everyone's favorite. —Sue Gronholz, Beaver Dam, Wisconsin
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling YIELD:12 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 cups boiling water
  • 4 packages (3 ounces each) orange gelatin
  • 1 quart vanilla ice cream, softened
  • 1-1/2 cups orange juice
  • 2 cans (11 ounces each) mandarin oranges, drained
  • Orange slices, optional

Directions

  • 1. Add boiling water to gelatin; stir 2 minutes to completely dissolve. Stir in ice cream and orange juice until blended. Refrigerate until partially set.
  • 2. Fold in oranges. Pour into two 6-cup ring molds coated with cooking spray. Refrigerate overnight or until firm. Unmold onto a serving plate. If desired, serve with orange slices. Yield: 12 servings (3/4 cup each).

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 224 calories, 5g fat (3g saturated fat), 19mg cholesterol, 102mg sodium, 43g carbohydrate (40g sugars, trace fiber), 5g protein

Reviews for Creamy Orange Gelatin

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angmclanc
Reviewed May. 16, 2015

"This has such a light summery taste, and it's so easy. It's earned a permanent spot in my recipe box."

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tinarm
Reviewed Apr. 22, 2014

"Delicious and refreshing! I added about 1 cup pastel mini-marshmallows with the oranges."

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lmmanda
Reviewed Apr. 8, 2014

"This was really good, a big hit with my picky son."

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ccoseno
Reviewed Jan. 4, 2012

"Made this for Christmas dinner and everyone likes it. Tastes like a creamy orange jello. Easy to make!!!"

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Bonnie LaFrenier
Reviewed Apr. 23, 2011

"This is a fabulous recipe. I am asked to make it for many get togethers. It is GREAT!"

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Gram_CA
Reviewed Jun. 1, 2009

"I have used a recipe similar to this one for many years with good results. I have used the vanilla ice cream but haven't tried it with orange juice. I have replaced the vanilla i.c. with orange sherbet --very tasty."

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psw
Reviewed Jul. 5, 2008

"Why are some of your recipes for TOH and CW subscribers only and some not?  Do the recipes originate from these magazines?"

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Wine Pairings

Sweet White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.