Sparkling Berry Gelatin Cups

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Sparkling Berry Gelatin Cups
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 2 hr 0 min
  • Servings 4

Revamp the classic gelatin mold into a fresh and fruity individual dessert idea, ready pop into the fridge with only ten minutes of prep time. MORE+ LESS-

Brooke Lark
Updated March 22, 2012


cup fresh raspberries
cup fresh blueberries
cup fresh blackberries
envelope unflavored gelatin
tablespoons granulated sugar
cup boiling water
cup chilled ginger ale
cup whipping cream
tablespoon granulated or powdered sugar
teaspoon vanilla, if desired
sprigs fresh mint


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  • 1
    Spray 4 (1/2-cup) custard cups or ramekins with cooking spray. Place cups on cookie sheet. In small bowl, gently toss the berries. Divide mixture evenly among cups.
  • 2
    In medium bowl, stir together gelatin and 3 tablespoons sugar with whisk. Add boiling water; stir with whisk until gelatin is completely dissolved. Add ginger ale; stir until well blended. Pour gelatin over berries in each cup (cups will be full). Refrigerate 2 hours or until set.
  • 3
    In chilled medium bowl, beat whipping cream, 1 tablespoon sugar and the vanilla with electric mixer on low speed until mixture begins to thicken. Gradually increase speed to high and beat just until soft peaks form.
  • 4
    To serve, unmold each gelatin cup onto dessert plate; top each with 1/4 cup whipped cream. Garnish with mint.

Expert Tips

  • Small reusable plastic containers or mini tart pans can be used instead of the custard cups.
  • Keep it simple and use 1 1/2 cups raspberries instead of three kinds of berries.
  • Spike the gelatin with 1 tablespoon vodka for a martini-flavored treat!

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