Creamy Orange Gelatin

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. + chilling


12 servings (3/4 cup each)

Updated: Jan. 08, 2022
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


  • 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


  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.

Nutrition Facts

3/4 cup: 224 calories, 5g fat (3g saturated fat), 19mg cholesterol, 102mg sodium, 43g carbohydrate (40g sugars, 0 fiber), 5g protein.