Minted Peach Tea Gelée

Minted Peach Tea Gelée
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Recipe type: Desserts
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Serves: 6
 
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.
Ingredients
  • 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
Instructions
  1. Heat 2 cups water and the sugar to boiling in medium saucepan
  2. Add tea bags and let steep, covered, 5 minutes. Remove tea bags, squeezing out liquid.
  3. Sprinkle gelatin over ⅓ cup water; let stand 2 to 3 minutes to soften.
  4. Stir gelatin mixture into hot tea and stir to dissolve gelatin.
  5. Stir in remaining ⅔ cup water and lemon juice.
  6. Refrigerate, stirring occasionally, until mixture mounds when dropped from spoon.
  7. Stir in fruit and mint; pour into 6-cup ring mold.
  8. Refrigerate until set.
  9. Dip mold briefly in warm water and loosen edge with sharp knife; un-mold onto serving plate. Garnish with mint springs.
Nutrition Information
Calories: 106 Fat: .2g Saturated fat: 0g Carbohydrates: 27.1g Sodium: 0mg Fiber: n/a Protein: .7g Cholesterol: 0mg