Minted Peach Tea Gelée
Author: 1,001 Delicious Desserts for People with Diabetes by Sue Spitler with Linda Eugene, R.D., C.D.E., , and Linda R. Yoakam, R.D., M.S.
Recipe type: Desserts
This is a light, refreshing and slightly spicy dessert. This dessert is also delicious made with other flavored teas — try raspberry, mint or ginger. Low fat; Low cholesterol; Low sodium.
- 3 cups water, divided
- ½ cup sugar
- 4 orange spice tea bags
- 2 envelopes gelatin
- 2 tablespoon lemon juice
- 1½ cups sliced peaches
- 1½ cups mixed berries
- ¼ cup chopped mint leaves
- Mint sprigs as garnish
- Heat 2 cups water and the sugar to boiling in medium saucepan
- Add tea bags and let steep, covered, 5 minutes. Remove tea bags, squeezing out liquid.
- Sprinkle gelatin over ⅓ cup water; let stand 2 to 3 minutes to soften.
- Stir gelatin mixture into hot tea and stir to dissolve gelatin.
- Stir in remaining ⅔ cup water and lemon juice.
- Refrigerate, stirring occasionally, until mixture mounds when dropped from spoon.
- Stir in fruit and mint; pour into 6-cup ring mold.
- Refrigerate until set.
- Dip mold briefly in warm water and loosen edge with sharp knife; un-mold onto serving plate. Garnish with mint springs.
Calories: 106 Fat: .2g Saturated fat: 0g Carbohydrates: 27.1g Sodium: 0mg Fiber: n/a Protein: .7g Cholesterol: 0mg