Yes, in this recipe, the Jell-O is white. It’s Almond Gelatin, served with mandarin oranges. I love this as a light and flavorful, unique dessert. Don’t know the heritage of this recipe, but I’m guessing it has an Asian—probably Chinese—background.
Funny story about my experience serving this dessert. My family loves it, so I thought some of my relatives would enjoy it too. Especially since I knew the kids ate Jell-O all the time.
Wrong! They took one look at it and shook their heads, scowls crossing their faces. I tried to explain it was Jell-O, but to no avail. So, here’s my warning—may be scary for kids who only know their gelatins to be in bright colors!
I’d love to hear your experience when you try making this treat. It’s very easy. You can do it!
I will post all recipes on a Recipe Page so you will have easy access to them as I share more with you. And, yes, I will try all of them before I pass them on to you.
1 package unflavored gelatin
¼ cup cold water
1 ½ cups milk, scalded
1/3 cup granulated sugar
1 teaspoon almond extract
Mix gelatin with water. Add sugar to scalded milk.
Combine with the gelatin mixture and stir until gelatin is dissolved.
Add the almond extract and mix.
Pour into a square 8 X 8-inch pan sprayed with nonstick cooking spray.
Refrigerate until set.
Cut into cubes and serve with mandarin oranges, or fruit cocktail.