Fruity Orange Gelatin Recipe

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Pineapple and oranges add sweet fruit flavor to this attractive salad from Esther Miller of Holmesville, Ohio. "The addition of sherbet makes this gelatin especially refreshing," she adds. "It's quick to prepare ahead of time and keep in the refrigerator until serving."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling
MAKES:10-12 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling
MAKES: 10-12 servings


  • 1 package (6 ounces) orange gelatin
  • 2 cups boiling water
  • 2 cups orange sherbet
  • 1 can (20 ounces) crushed pineapple, undrained
  • 1 can (11 ounces) mandarin oranges, drained

Nutritional Facts

1 piece: 77 calories, 1g fat (0 saturated fat), 2mg cholesterol, 17mg sodium, 18g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 fruit.


  1. In a bowl, dissolve gelatin in water. stir in sherbet until melted. stir in pineapple and oranges. Pour into a 2-qt. serving bowl. Chill until firm. Yield: 10-12 servings.
Originally published as Fruity Orange Gelatin in Quick Cooking September/October 1998, p8

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puppylove_214 User ID: 1381970 17937
Reviewed Feb. 26, 2009

"I was very diappointed in this recipe in that I made it the night before and it was still soupy the next morning."

sandra stevens User ID: 2484498 59003
Reviewed Feb. 24, 2009

"I have this recipe but mine also has 1 cup heavy cream (whipped) added, after gelatin is partially set."

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