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  • Cherry Pineapple Delight

This refreshing dessert will satisfy any sweet tooth.

Recipe Source: Delicious Heart Healthy Latino Recipes


  • 2 C boiling water

  • 1 package (8-serving size) sugar-free cherry gelatin

  • ½ tsp cinnamon

  • 1 can (20 oz) pineapple chunks in juice, not drained

  • 1 can (11 oz) mandarin oranges in juice, drained

  • 16 large ice cubes

calories 41
Total fat 0 g
Saturated fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 23 mg
Total fiber 1 g
Protein 1 g
Carbohydrates 10 g
Potassium 94 mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.


  • 1
    Pour the boiling water into a large bowl. Add the gelatin and cinnamon, and stir for at least 2 minutes, until the gelatin is completely dissolved.

  • 2
    Drain pineapple, reserving the juice. Add enough ice (or cold water) to the juice to measure 1½ cups. Add to the gelatin mixture and stir until the ice is completely melted.

  • 3
    Refrigerate for about 45 minutes, or until the gelatin is slightly thickened (to the consistency of unbeaten egg whites).

  • 4
    Reserve ¼ cup each of the pineapple and orange. Add remaining pineapple and oranges to gelatin. Pour mixture into a 1½-quart serving bowl.

  • 5
    Refrigerate for 4 hours or until firm. Garnish with the reserved pineapple and oranges, and serve.

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