Gumdrops of Love: Homemade Gumdrops for Your Valentine

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I began a fantastic and fun journey in my kitchen, where I made a “Jelly Joy: Strawberry Jello Pie” for Valentine’s Day. The beautiful red color of the fresh strawberries and the fun of making a tasty dessert will make this cooking trip one they will never forget. The kitchen was bustling when preparing to cook the pie, and I could feel the energy. There was something unique that each ingredient added to this tasty mix of tastes. It seemed like the air was filled with the sweet smell of strawberries, a hint of what was to come—the perfect blend of sour and sweet. I started to melt the strawberry-flavored gelatin, which filled the kitchen with lovely smells and made everyone who was waiting more excited.

I started by mixing, folding, and pouring, which made strawberry flavors build up in stages. It changed from a shimmering liquid into a beautiful thing that didn’t know what it was and was full of love. It was hard to wait calmly while the pie cooled in the fridge, but the excitement grew with each minute that went by.

It was crazy how much the pie had changed while I was looking at the time. For the last few steps, the strawberry jello was the right consistency. The whipped cream on top, which looked like clouds, stood out against the bright red. Then, I carefully sprinkled edible glitter on the pie, turning it into a sparkly Valentine’s treat.

Not only was this a strawberry jello pie, but it was also a sweet way to show love. Even though the food was delicious, it was also a sign of love because of its smooth texture, a burst of strawberry flavor, and beautiful look.

Making the “Jelly Joy: Strawberry Jello Pie” was a party in and of itself. It happened in my kitchen, filled with delicious smells and bright colors. Through every step of the cooking process, I felt proud that I was making something special for someone I cared about, which was a wonderful Valentine’s Day memory.

Some Interesting Information

Years ago, in the 1950s, gelatin sweets like Jello and other treats made with gelatin became very popular at parties.

There’s magic in whipped cream. Whipped cream makes the pie look nicer and softens the fruity taste, making for a delicious texture.

Sweets for Valentine’s Day: Making sweets with a Valentine’s Day theme is a traditional way to show love and care.

Recipe

Strawberry Jello Pie Recipe

Recipe by Ghiyan

A delightful Strawberry Jello Pie, perfect for Valentine’s Day, with layers of strawberry goodness and a velvety whipped cream topping.

Course: Valentine’s, DessertsDifficulty: Easy
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Whole Pie

8

Slices
Prep time

20

minutes
Cooking time

4

hours 
Calories

220

kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 package 1 (3 oz) strawberry-flavored gelatin

  • 2 cups 2 boiling water

  • 2 cups 2 fresh strawberries, diced

  • 1 1 pre-made graham cracker crust

  • 1 cup 1 whipped cream

  • Edible glitter (optional)

Directions

  • Dissolve gelatin in boiling water, stirring until fully dissolved.
  • Allow the gelatin mixture to cool to room temperature.
  • Gently fold in diced strawberries into the cooled gelatin mixture.
  • Pour the strawberry mixture into the graham cracker crust.
  • Refrigerate the pie for at least 4 hours or until set.
  • Once set, top the pie with whipped cream, spreading it evenly.
  • Optionally, sprinkle edible glitter for a festive touch.
  • Refrigerate for an additional 30 minutes before serving.
  • Slice and enjoy your delightful Strawberry Jello Pie!

Notes

  • Patience is key for a wobbly texture. Add edible glitter for extra flair. Enjoy the love-filled Strawberry Jello Pie!

Nutrition Facts

  • Serving Size: 1g
  • Total number of serves: 8
  • Calories: 220kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 30g
  • Protein: 2g
  • Fat: 10g
  • Saturated Fat: 5g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 3g
  • Trans Fat: 0g
  • Cholesterol: 20mg
  • Sodium: 80mg
  • Potassium: 100mg
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Sugar: 20g
  • Vitamin A: 150IU
  • Vitamin C: 20mg
  • Calcium: 30mg
  • Iron: 1mg


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