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Fluffy Cranberry Delight Recipe

Fluffy Cranberry Delight Recipe

This was originally my daughter's recipe, and she or I will make it for one or more of our holiday get-togethers. It can be served as a fruit salad along with the meal or as a light dessert. It's particularly pretty in a cut-glass bowl on a buffet. —Ruth Bolduc, Conway, New Hampshire
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling YIELD:8-10 servings


  • 4 cups cranberries
  • 1-1/2 cups sugar
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1 envelope unflavored gelatin
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons orange juice
  • 1-1/2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 3 tablespoons confectioners' sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  • 1. In a saucepan, bring the cranberries, sugar and water to a boil. Reduce heat and cook until berries burst. Strain through a food mill or sieve into a large bowl.
  • 2. Stir in the gelatin, lemon juice and orange juice. Cool until mixture coats the back of a spoon.
  • 3. In a small bowl, whip cream until soft peaks form. Add confectioners' sugar and vanilla; beat until stiff peaks form. Fold into cranberry mixture. Chill until set. Yield: 8-10 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 273 calories, 13g fat (8g saturated fat), 49mg cholesterol, 16mg sodium, 39g carbohydrate (36g sugars, 2g fiber), 2g protein.

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diane hixon User ID: 3130250 14548
Reviewed Nov. 20, 2011

"This is a good way to skip the out of the can cranberry sauce!"

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