Pimm's cup jellies

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PREP TIME

20 min

TOTAL TIME

25 min

Makes

6 Servings

* PLUS chilling time
Pimm's cup jellies

Pimm's cup jellies. Photo, Roberto Caruso.

Charming little jars are easy to chill and carry — and they give this picnic dessert a retro-cool vibe.


Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups Pimm's Cup liqueur , divided
  • 2 7-g pkgs gelatin powder , such as Knox
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 3  1/4 cups lemon-lime soda , about 2 cans
  • 284-mL can mandarin orange segments , drained
  • 1 mini cucumber , diced
  • 1 cup sliced small strawberries
  • 2 tbsp small mint leaves

Instructions

  • BOIL 3/4 cup Pimm’s in a small saucepan set over medium-high. Remove from heat. Whisk in gelatin until dissolved. Scrape into a large measuring cup. Stir in remaining 3/4 cup Pimm’s and lemon juice, then add lemon-lime soda, pouring down side of the cup so it does not foam. 
  • DIVIDE fruit among 6 250-mL glasses or jars. Pour in Pimm’s mixture. Sprinkle with mint. Refrigerate until set, 4 hours.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 138,
  • Protein
  • 3 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 19 g,
  • Fibre
  • 1 g,
  • Sodium
  • 23 mg.
  • Good source of
  • Vitamin C