Summer is fast approaching, along with the influx of barbecues and pool parties. While fruit and jello are both staple party refreshments, what if you could combine these two favorites?

jello

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Behold, jello encased in fruit. It’s cute, easy to eat, and simple to make, so give this fun recipe a try.

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DIY Fruit Jello

  • Prep Time:15 minutes
  • Cook Time:4 hours
  • Total Time:4 hours 15 minutes
  • Servings:4
  • Easy

    Ingredients

  • 1 package fruit-flavored jello
  • Different pieces of fruit
Photo by Heather Feibleman
Photo by Heather Feibleman
  • Step 1

    Cut fruit in half and hollow out the insides.

    #SpoonTip: Save the insides for fruit salad. Or just snack on them immediately.

    Photo by Heather Feibleman
    Photo by Heather Feibleman
  • Step 2

    Empty jello package into medium-sized bowl.

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    Photo by Heather Feibleman
  • Step 3

    Add hot water and stir until all powder is dissolved. (Water measurements may vary based on amount of jello powder.)

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    Photo by Heather Feibleman
  • Step 4

    Stir while adding cold water.

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    Photo by Heather Feibleman
  • Step 5

    Pour jello mixture into fruit molds.

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    Photo by Heather Feibleman
  • Step 6

    Place in refrigerator to set according to package instructions.

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    Photo by Heather Feibleman
  • Step 7

    Check to make sure jello has solidified.

    #SpoonTip: Play “Wiggle” by Jason Derulo while shaking jello for the full experience.

    Photo by Heather Feibleman
    Photo by Heather Feibleman
  • Step 8

    Cut fruit jello into slices and enjoy!

    #SpoonTip: You can add flavored alcohol of choice to the jello mix if you’re throwing that kind of party.

    Photo by Heather Feibleman
    Photo by Heather Feibleman