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How do you prepare jell-O? Do you do anything different with it or add anything to it?

I tried adding fruit to it and it sank to the bottom.

 
QandA

Asked by QandA at 10:24 PM on Feb. 27, 2011 in Food & Drink

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  • I make it with agar-agar and fruit juice. Gelatin is too gross for me to think about
    rkoloms

    Answer by rkoloms at 8:37 AM on Feb. 28, 2011

  • Fruit is heavy. It goes to the bottom.
    admckenzie

    Answer by admckenzie at 10:25 PM on Feb. 27, 2011

  • you gotta add the jello in layers if you're doing fruit. One layer, refrigerate, fruit, next layer, etc. I put in club soda or sparkling cider to make the fizzy jigglers.
    MamaStuart

    Answer by MamaStuart at 10:31 PM on Feb. 27, 2011

  • you need to stir it every 15 minutes or so I think.

    Crafty26

    Answer by Crafty26 at 10:35 PM on Feb. 27, 2011

  • while preparing stir it and then let it set. Afterwards once it is done then you can decorate it with light sliced kiwi or similar fruit which is light and sliced....
    AnuMeha

    Answer by AnuMeha at 10:53 PM on Feb. 27, 2011

  • I was gonna say I usually add fruit to mine but I wait til the jello is a little firm then I add the fruit and let it get hard add whipped cream or cool whip on top and its tasty
    toybar02

    Answer by toybar02 at 1:19 AM on Feb. 28, 2011

  • i love jello pie
    juju40

    Answer by juju40 at 1:22 AM on Feb. 28, 2011

  • If you want the fruit to float, it needs to be almost completely set before adding it in. I don't have the patience to watch for that, so if I want floating fruit, I pour a layer of jello in, let it set up completely, then lay the fruit on top and add more jello. I normally don't mind sunken fruit though.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:45 AM on Feb. 28, 2011

  • Fruit sinks, marshmallows rise, just add anything you think sounds good
    Nitestalker

    Answer by Nitestalker at 4:25 AM on Feb. 28, 2011

  • LOL- I mix mine with Vodka or something and just make Jello shots for the grown ups- Ok Me Bad.
    chefjen

    Answer by chefjen at 11:13 AM on Feb. 28, 2011

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