Wiggle Fruit Dessert


2 teaspoons gelatin, unflavored

2 cups 100% juice such as grape, apple, or cherry

2 cups fruit, sliced (fresh or canned in water or 100% juice) 

  1. Wash and prepare fruit.
  2. Mix gelatin with 1/4 cup juice in a large bowl. 
  3. Measure another 1/2 cup of juice, place in a pan and bring to a boil. 
  4. Add hot juice to gelatin mixture. Stir until gelatin is dissolved. 
  5. Add 11/4 cups more juice to mixture. 
  6. Place in the refrigerator for 20 minutes. 
  7. Add fruit to mixture and stir. 
  8. Refrigerate for 2 hours before eating. 
  • Try using a variety of in-season local fruit! 
Nutrition Facts: 

Analyzed using grapes and grape juice

Serving size:  1/8 recipe (about 1/2 cup)

Calories: 70

Fruits and Vegetables: 1/2 cup

Fat: 0 g

Fiber: 0 g

Sodium: 5 mg


This material was developed by the UMass Extension Nutrition Education Program.

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