Orange Sherbet Gelatin Mold Recipe Reviews - Allrecipes.com (Pg. 2)
Reviewed: May 9, 2003
I'm not sure why people had trouble with this setting up. I have not made this one, I use my mom's recipe that is very old. It is: 1 large size jello, 2 cups hot water (no cold water), 1/2 pint orange sherbert or a little more. Jello should be a thick syrupy consistency and then add 1 cup drained mandarin oranges. This fills a small jello mold. I have never ever had problems with this setting up and have made this since I was a child. I really hope this helps, if it doesn't set up, then you didn't add enough sherbert. Good luck!
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Reviewed: Dec. 4, 2001
I made this recipe for Thanksgiving and it did not set up!! I had drained the oranges. I would not recommend this recipe nor would I try it again.
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Reviewed: Nov. 28, 2001
I thought that the recipe was good. The kids didn't too much care for it though.
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Reviewed: May 13, 2001
The jello did not set well. It had a good taste.
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Reviewed: Feb. 11, 2001
The jello didn't set too well and I even used 6 oz. of jello like someone else suggested here. I also think that using the juice from the mandarin oranges made the jello that much more sweet so it gave it a very, very orange"y" taste. Nobody touched it at the party other than a couple of people who made sour-looking faces.
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Reviewed: Dec. 23, 2000
This recipe is great! It's become an instant family tradition!!
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Reviewed: Nov. 24, 2000
Tastes delicious however if using the juice from the mandarin oranges use 6 oz size of gelatin. When I used the 3 oz size called for in the recipe it didn't set properly. To save it, I dissolved another package of gelatin in a small amount of hot water and added it to the salad. It then set up properly.
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