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Herbal Gelatin Made with Juice & Herbal tea

immune boosting finger gelatin

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A kid-friendly way to get the power of immune boosting herbs in your diet.

Ingredients

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  • 3 tablespoons plus one teaspoon of unflavored gelatin
  • 1 cup cold fruit juice*
  • 3 cups fruit juice, heated with herbs or 2 cups hot fruit juice plus one cup tea*
  • 2 tablespoons honey, optional

Instructions

  1. Prepare hot ingredients – If using juice with herbs, place juice and herbs in medium saucepot and simmer for 10 minutes. If using tea, brew tea and let steep for 10 minutes, covered, then mix with juice in sauce pot and heat to boiling.
  2. Sprinkle gelatin over cold juice in large bowl; let stand 1 minute. Add hot juice and stir until gelatin dissolves completely, about 5 minutes. Stir in honey if desired. Pour into 13x9x2 inch pan. (Half batches can be molded in a bread pan or 9×9 pan.)
  3. Refrigerate until firm, about 3 hours. To serve, cut into 1 inch cubes. Makes about 9 dozen.

Notes

Possible fruit/herb combinations include

  • Apple/Cinnamon/Ginger – 1 cup cold apple cider, 3 cups hot apple cider simmered with 2 cinnamon sticks and 1/2 teaspoon dried ginger root or 1 teaspoon fresh ginger
  • Apple-Carrot/Echinacea – 1 cup cold apple cider, 2 cups carrot juice, 1 cup echinacea tea
  • Apple-Carrot/Ginger – 1 cup cold apple cider, 2 cups carrot juice plus 1 cup apple cider, simmered with 1/2 teaspoon dried ginger root or 1 teaspoon fresh ginger
  • Apple/Mint – 1 cup cold apple cider, 2 cups hot apple cider, 1 cup peppermint tea
  • Pomegranate/Lemon Balm – 1 cup cold pomegranate juice, 2 cups hot pomegranate juice, 1 cup lemon balm tea
  • Orange/Ginger – 1 cup cold orange (or carrot) juice, 3 cups hot orange juice simmered with 1/2 teaspoon dried ginger root or 1 teaspoon fresh ginger
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