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Orange Gelatin

Rated as 5 out of 5 Stars

"Tired of the flat flavor of store bought orange gelatin? You can make your own with this simple recipe of gelatin, orange and lemon juice and zest and sugar."
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2 h servings 141
Original recipe yields 6 servings


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  1. In a medium bowl, soak gelatin in cold water for 5 minutes. Add boiling water, stirring until gelatin dissolves.
  2. To 3 tablespoons of the orange juice add the orange and lemon zest; set aside for 5 minutes.
  3. Strain the zest out of the orange juice and discard the zest. To the gelatin add all of the orange juice, sugar, lemon juice and salt. Stir until well blended and set aside to cool.
  4. Pour cooled mixture into a 4-cup mold which has been rinsed in cold water. Cover and refrigerate to congeal.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 141 calories; 0.1 34.5 2.1 0 4 Full nutrition

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Great recipe, Kim! Since I found this one, I'm saving a dollar for every box of jello I used to buy! I cook for many older folks who love softer foods. This one is great and very versatile. Any ...

This is delicious, fresh and spritely tasting. Also, it has a more 'realistic' fruit color - no day glow here! Used fresh squeezed oj (and zest). Had cream cheese and whipping cream left over fr...

Oh my goodness! Fantastic and perfect with simple whipped cream on top. My kids loved this too. I think you could reduce the sugar by 1/4 cup (to 1/2 cup for the recipe) and still be just fine w...

Everyone loved it. I made it as is with freshly squeezed orange and lemon juice, but excluded the zest to save time.

great base recipe! didn't have OJ but used a Swedish Elderflower drink. only pu tin the lemon zest and added juice as per volume required. Reduced sugar to 1/2, but will reduce to 1/4 or none as...