Fruity Orange Gelatin
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 TimePrep: 20 min. + chilling
- 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
- 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.
Nutrition Facts1 piece: 77 calories, 1g fat (0 saturated fat), 2mg cholesterol, 17mg sodium, 18g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 fruit.
Originally published as Fruity Orange Gelatin in Quick Cooking September/October 1998
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.
Feb 24, 2009
I have this recipe but mine also has 1 cup heavy cream (whipped) added, after gelatin is partially set.