Almond Float

Posted by: Schmitty 05-21-99 4:40 AM

Almond Float

2 tablespoons unflavored gelatin
1 1/4 cup water, divided
3/4 cup sugar
1 cup milk
1 tablespoon almond extract
1 can (16 oz) peach slices, drained (reserve liquid)
1 can (15 oz) lychee nuts
8 maraschino cherries, halved

Soften gelatin in 1/4 cup of water. In a saucepan, bring remaining 1 cup water to a boil. Add softened gelatin and stir until gelatin is dissolved. Stir in sugar, milk and almond extract. Pour into an 8 inch square pan and chill until firm.

Cut peaches into smaller pieces. Combine with reserved peach liquid, lychee nuts and cherries. Cut almond gelatin into diamond shapes. Carefully fold into fruit mixture.

Makes 8 servings.

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