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Almond Junket

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Ingredients
  Unflavored gelatin 1⁄4 Ounce
  Boiling water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sugar 7 Tablespoon
  Milk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Almond extract 2 Teaspoon
  Currant jelly 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Pineapple slice 2
  Canned mandarin orange sections 2
Directions

MAKING
1. In small bowl, sprinkle gelatin over 1/4 cup cold water and let it stand for 5 minutes to soften.
2. In medium saucepan, combine boiling water with 3 tablespoons sugar and boil for 2 minutes.
3. Remove from heat and stir in milk.
4. Add softened gelatin and almond extract, stirring until gelatin is dissolved.
5. Pour into 13-by-9-by-2-inch pan, to make a layer about 1/4 inch thick.
6. Refrigerate until firm and well chilled—about 1 hour.
To Make syrup:
7. In small saucepan, combine 1/4 cup sugar with 1/4 cup water, bring to boiling reduce heat, and stir until sugar is dissolved.
8. Add 1/2 cup water and pour into glass serving bowl refrigerate.
9. At serving time, cut junket into small cubes.
10. Spoon cubes into syrup in serving bowl.

SERVING
11. Garnish with cubes of currant jelly, pineapple slices and orange sections and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Chinese
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Chilling
Ingredient: 
Almond
Preparation Time: 
120 Minutes
Cook Time: 
65 Minutes
Ready In: 
185 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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