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Almond Float

Almond Float

Almond float is a refreshing dessert that can be served with canned or fresh fruit.


1 tablespoon unflavored gelatin, such as Knox
2/3 cup cold water
2 tablespoons sugar
2/3 cup boiling water
2/3 cup milk or evaporated milk
1 1/2 teaspoons almond extract*
1 can (15 ounces) fruit cocktail with syrup


1. Pour the gelatin over the cold water and allow to soften for a few minutes.
2. Add the sugar to the boiling water and stir to dissolve. Stir in the evaporated milk. Pour in the softened gelatin mixture and stir in the almond extract.
3. Pour the gelatin into a bowl or serving mold if desired. Chill until firm.
4. Serve the almond float with the canned fruit and the syrup from the can. The almond float may be prepared in advance and refrigerated (not frozen) until ready to serve. Serves 4 to 6.

*You can substitute lemon or vanilla extract

Nutritional Breakdown:

(based on 4 servings and using whole milk)
Each serving contains: Calories 132, 29 g Carbohydrates, 2 g Protein, 1 g Total Fat, 1 g Saturated Fat, 6 mg Cholesterol, 1 g Fibre, 31 mg Sodium, 155 mg Potassium. A good source of calcium and vitamin A.

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