1 can (15-1/4 ounces) sliced peaches
2 packages (3 ounces each) peach or apricot gelatin
1/2 cup sugar
2 cups boiling water
1 teaspoon almond extract
1 carton (8 ounces) frozen whipped topping, thawed
Additional sliced peaches, optional
1. Drain peaches, reserving 2/3 cup juice. Chop peaches into small pieces.
2. In a large bowl, dissolve gelatin and sugar in boiling water. Stir in reserved juice. Chill until slightly thickened. Stir extract into whipped topping; gently fold into gelatin mixture. Fold in peaches.
3. Pour into an oiled 6-cup mold. Chill overnight. Unmold onto a serving platter; garnish with additional peaches if desired.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling
YIELD: 8 servings.
Fruit molds are my specialty. This one, with its refreshing peach taste, makes a colorful salad or dessert.
1 piece: 249 calories, 5g fat (5g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 53mg sodium, 47g carbohydrate (47g sugars, 0 fiber), 2g protein.