Almond Fruit Float

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Almond Fruit Float
This light, cool dessert makes a refreshing treat on a hot day.

Ingredients

        1 envelope unflavored gelatin

        1 c. water

        ½ c. sugar

        ½ c. milk

        1 tbsp. almond extract

        1 13-oz. can fruit with syrup, or 1–2 c. fresh fruit, cut into pieces*

* Any kind of fruit, fresh or canned, may be used in this recipe. Mandarin oranges, sliced peaches, fruit cocktail, and pineapple all make delicious floats.

Instructions

Step 1:
In a saucepan, dissolve gelatin in water. Place over high heat and bring to a boil. Then reduce heat to low.

Step 2:
Add sugar and stir until thoroughly dissolved. Stir in milk and almond extract. Mix well.

Step 3:
Pour into a deep, square pan and allow to cool to room temperature. Then put in refrigerator to chill.

Step 4:
When cool, cut into cubes and serve topped with fruit and syrup. If there is not enough syrup with the fruit, make a syrup by mixing 1 c. of water with 3 tbsp. sugar and  ¼ tsp. almond extract and heating until sugar dissolves.

Food: Almond Fruit Float

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