Homemade Sweet Almond Jello

homemade sweet almond jello Dessert Asian
Homemade Sweet Almond Jello
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 1 hr 30 min
  • Servings 4

If you think all Chinese food is savory, think again. This silky, creamy dessert—with a fun, slightly jiggly texture—is a popular treat on tables throughout Asia, especially at dim sum parlors. Top with sliced peaches or other seasonal fruits for added deliciousness and guilt-free sweetness. MORE+ LESS-

Updated September 14, 2017


1 1/2
cups water
cup sugar
4 1/2
teaspoons (about 2 pouches) unflavored powdered gelatin
1 1/2
cups whole milk
tablespoons almond extract
bag Cascadian Farm™ frozen organic mango strawberry fruit blend


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  • 1
    Bring water to a boil in a small saucepan. In a medium bowl, combine sugar and gelatin. Add boiling water to bowl and stir for 5 minutes, or until gelatin is completely dissolved.
  • 2
    Add in the milk and almond extract, and continue stirring until the mixture is well blended.
  • 3
    Pour almond jello mixture into four small bowls and refrigerate until it begins to firm up but isn’t fully set (about 30 minutes).
  • 4
    Take half of your defrosted frozen fruit and submerge pieces in the individual bowls of almond jello. Chill 45-60 minutes longer until completely set.
  • 5
    Top bowls with remaining peach slices, mango chunks or berries before serving.

Expert Tips

  • You can easily substitute coconut milk or almond milk for the whole milk in this recipe to make a dairy-free version.

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