Tuesday, 4 June 2013

Jelly on a plate, jelly on a plate.....

.....Wibble, wobble, jelly on a plate!  No idea where that song comes from but I always sing it when I make jelly!
 
I was getting bored of plain jelly with fruit in it so I played around and made some fruit fool type desserts.
 
 

I drained the juice from a tin of basics peaches and used it instead of cold water in making up the jelly (using a quarter less liquid).  I pureed the peaches and mixed it with the jelly.  I poured it into glasses to set.



This is peach and orange fool served with natural yogurt
 


What else could I make?  I defrosted half a bag of frozen strawberries and blueberries, pureed them and added them to the jelly mix.


Voila!!
 
 
More sneaky ways to get fruit into the kids without costing a fortune ;-)

4 comments:

  1. Brilliant ideas, although I think using the juice from the peaches would make it a little sweet for my rapidly fading sweet tooth.

    I missed out on buying a bag of the Jelly Crystals I think they went on sale just after I placed an order.

    That bag should last you quite a while :-)

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  2. We got them - and the kids ate some tonight made up with evaporated milk into a milky orange jelly thingie. Well they ate it all so I call that a win!!

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  3. Oooo evaporated milk!!! Will def give that a go :-)

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  4. I used to do that using a Shirley Goode recipe. If you whisk up the evaporated milk and then pour in the jelly and leave it all to set it's mousse like and very yummy. I used to do that for my boys many moons ago.

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