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Fluffy Cranberry Delight

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Ingredients

4 cups cranberries
1-1/2 cups sugar
3/4 cup water
1 envelope unflavored gelatin
1/4 cup lemon juice
2 tablespoons orange juice
1-1/2 cups whipping cream
3 tablespoons confectioners' sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Instructions

In a saucepan, bring cranberries, sugar and water to a boil. Reduce heat and cook until berries burst. Strain through a food mill or sieve into a large bowl. Add gelatin, lemon juice and orange juice. Cool until mixture coats the back of a spoon.

In a small bowl, whip cream until soft peaks form. Add confectioners' sugar and vanilla; whip until stiff peaks form. Fold into cranberry mixture. Chill until set. Yield 8 to 10 servings.

Rose Neppl
Moline



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