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2 packages of unflavored gelatin
½ cup water
1 1/2 cups water
1¼ cup sugar
1½ cup milk
1 Tbsp. almond extract
1 6½ oz. can mandarin oranges (chilled)
1 11oz. can lychee nuts (chilled)
8 maraschino cherries (chilled)
Soften gelatin in ½ cup of cold water for 5 minutes.
Bring 1½ cup water to boil, add the sugar. Stir until dissolved. Add to softened gelatin and stir until clear. Stir in milk and almond extract. Pour mixture into a 9" X 9" pan. Refrigerate until custard is set, about 2 hours.
Cut into diamond shaped pieces and serve with the oranges and lychee nuts. Garnish with cherries and a small amount of the cherry syrup.
©Sally Bernstein, 2006