Black Mess Jell-O
A fun recipe for Halloween, that the kids can help with.
- 6 ounces grape gelatin powder
- 2 cups purple grape juice,
- 1 cup water
- 1 small carrot
- 4 large marshmallows
- 16 ounces
unsweetened pineapple tidbits
- 16 ounces light peach slices
- 2 cups
green seedless grapes
- washed ice cubes
pineapple and peach slices in a colander to drain (save the juice for
Dissolve gelatin in 1 cup of boiling water.
dissolved, add 2 cups chilled grape juice and 1 cup of ice cubes
(loosely packed; this will be less than 1 cup of water due to spaces in
between the cubes). Stir until the ice cubes dissolve.
carrot finely (don't grate it), and add to the gelatin. Snip the
marshmallows into small pieces and add. Cut peach slices into small
If it's not Halloween and you don't need "eyeballs", cut
each grape in half.
Add fruits to gelatin. Chill. Stir once or
twice as it thickens to be sure fruit and carrot is evenly
If you use a ring mold, you can put more grapes or other
fruit in the middle to serve.