Saturday, August 11, 2012

Import Blog Homemde Jello

Blog EntryApr 30, '09 3:33 PM
for everyone

This recipe comes from Whole Foods Market, but I used to make mine this way all the time too, but without the sugar. There is plenty of sugar in the fruit juices already
Homemade Jello

Serves 4

This treat is great with many of your favorite juices or fruit nectars (avoid pineapple, kiwi and papaya juice though). Vary the fresh fruit according to season; we like raspberries, sliced grapes and blueberries.

Ingredients

2 cups berry juice
1 tablespoon unflavored gelatin
1 tablespoon sugar
1/2 cup fresh fruit

Method

Pour 1 cup of the juice into a medium heatproof bowl. Sprinkle gelatin over juice and dissolve; set aside.

Combine remaining 1 cup juice and sugar in a small saucepan. Bring just to a boil, stirring to dissolve the sugar. Remove from the heat.

Pour hot juice mixture into gelatin mixture and stir to combine. Transfer to 4 ramekins, small ceramic bowls or 1 medium bowl. Add fruit and chill for 4 hours or until firm.


I stopped making jello this way when Larry was diagnosed with diabetes; as I am still thinking although much healthier, is still too much sugar.

However, yeh!! I think I found what we were looking for. My friend Sandy wants to make healthy jigglers for her grandkids  [knox+blox.jpg]
http://cuposugar.blogspot.com/2008/06/knox-blox.html
4 envelopes Knox Unflavored Gelatine1 c. cold fruit juice3 c. fruit juice heated to boiling
In bowl, sprinkle gelatin over cold juice; let stand 1 minute. Add hot juice and stir until gelatin is completely dissolved. Pour into 9 x 13 pan, chill until firm. Cut into 1 inch squares or use small cookie cutters to make shapes. Makes about 9 dozen squares.

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