Saturday, March 22, 2008

Fruit Juice Knox Blox

Because our family has red dye allegeries, this is a great alternative to JELLO brand gelatine. Your product will not be as "jiggily" but much healthier. I got this recipe on the back of the Knox Gelatine Box.

4 envelopes of KNOX unflavored gelatine
1 cup of cold fruit juice (I use Welches 100% fruit juice)
3 cups fruit juice, heated to boiling
2 TB of sugar or honey optional (I use honey)
Lightly coat 13x9x2 pan or favorite molds (I have egg shaped ones) with veggie oil.

Start heating the 3 cups of fruit juice.
While waiting, sprinke gelatin over cold juice in large bowl; let stand one minute. Add hot juice to cold juice mixture and stir until gelatin completely dissolves about 5 minutes.
Stir in sugar or honey if desired.
Pour into 13x9x2 pan or favorite molds.
Refrigerate until firm, about three hours, generally longer for molds. When using pan, cut into squares or have fun with the cookie cutters--super fun thing with the toddlers.

TRICK for pouring into molds: Pour gelatin mix in smaller measuring cup and pour into molds. Makes about 12-14 eggs for egg mold.
TRICK for opening molds: Run both sides of mold under hot water for a few seconds.


Lee Ann said...

What a great idea. Anna's favorite thing about Easter is going to my aunts house and she always has the jigglers in the pan and lets Anna cut them with cutters.

Delores Gaudet said...

You guys should be so proud of me! I just taught myself how to post a picture on the internet! I have never done that before. Super fun! Hey, I warned you, I'm behind the times intentionally.

Lee Ann said...

I'm so proud of you for getting those up! Waiting on the scalloped potatoes!

Eryn said...

Look at you, fancy pants, posting pictures! I thought you didn't even know how to get them off the camera! Way to go, those look fun!

Michelle P said...

Wow! Love the pictures. Thanks for posting. I have been wanting to try the Knox Blox for a while and even bought the stuff and never made them. Thanks for the inspiration!

Delores Gaudet said...

E, I discovered that there were cords in the original box of my camera AND an instructional manual. I tried the cord first--haven't on the manual yet. I might be brave enough to post something on Craig's list--don't worry, you won't want it--it's a breast pump.