Sunday, July 10, 2011

Motivate Me Monday Jell-o Fruit

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I love Jell-o.  Whenever we have a family get-together, my family expects me to make something out of Jell-o.  They have a right to expect it after twenty years of doing it.

For our 4th of July get-together with our friends, I made one of my favorites.  Fake fruit.  It’s pretty simple, but a little labor intensive.

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Cut lemons, limes and oranges in half, scoop out the fruit and rinse them out.

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Make the Jell-o with only half the water.  I use 1 cup of boiling water to dissolve the Jell-o and then 1 cup of ice so the Jell-o sets up very quickly.  I do let the fruit sit on the counter a bit before I put them in the fridge so I don’t slosh them around.

Fill the shells as full as you can.  When the Jell-o hardens, it sinks in a bit.

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Everyone gets a kick out of these fruits.  I am sure I did not come up with this on my own.  I must have seen the idea somewhere.  Have you ever made these, or seen this idea somewhere?  I would love to know.

Be sure to come back on Friday, July 15th to see my post for Where Bloggers Create.  I’ll be doing a drawing to the win the latest issue of Where Women Create.  See you Friday!

Beth   WhereBloggersCreate2011

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3 comments:

Deb said...

What a super neat idea!!! Thanks for letting me know what neck of the woods you're from!!! I'm visiting from Strawberry Plains, Tennessee!!! HOPE you have a great week!!!

Kristin said...

Oh wow this is such a cute idea. I never thought of this before.
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Debbie~ said...

I looove your jello fruit slices, I can hardly wait to make them for a family campout we're going to soon, the kids will love them! Thanks for sharing! Debbie @ Cottage Hann~Me~Downs