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Do you guys have a recipe to make homemade Jello ?<br><br><br><br>
Thanks in advance <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/smiley.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":)">
 

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Jello is made with gelatin, which is not vegetarian.
 

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^ That's exactly why i ask for homemade Jello, I tought it was obvious, I changed the title.
 

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You can make it with agar-agar, not too sure on the proportions though. The Fat-Free Vegan blog (blog.fatfreevegan.com) has a recipe for "fruit gel babies" or something to that effect which are basically a jelly/jello.
 

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<span>Agar powder can be used with fruit juice. Bryanna Clark Grogan posted a recipe somewhere I can't remember where, but I saved it. So all credit goes to her.<br><br><br><br>
VEGAN FRUIT JELL<br><br><br><br>
Using agar alone makes a rubbery jell. If you add some starch it makes a more delicate jell.<br><br><br><br>
4 c. sweet fruit juice of choice<br><br><br><br>
OPTIONAL: sugar or other sweetener to taste if juice isn't sweet enough<br><br><br><br>
pinch salt<br><br><br><br>
OPTIONAL: some grated citrus rind.<br><br><br><br>
1/2 tsp. vanilla or other flavoring , if desired<br><br><br><br>
2 tsp. agar powder (OR 1/4 c. agar flakes)<br><br><br><br>
1 T. cornstarch dissolved in 1 T. water<br><br><br><br>
OPTIONAL: fresh fruit to add to jell<br><br><br><br><br><br>
Sprinkle the agar over the juice (with sweetener, salt and any flavoring). Let soak a few minutes. Then cook over medium heat til boiling. Agar powder just needs to simmer for a minute; flakes should simmer at least 5 minutes. Add dissolved starch and stir in. Boil for 30 seconds.<br><br><br><br>
Pour into a bowl or small bowls. Place in refrigerator. When half-jelled, you can stir in fruit. Let set until firm and cold.<br><br></span>
 

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^^ Thanks very much guys that's what I was looking for <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/smiley.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":)">
 

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If you just want a single portion, there are some commercially prepared gel desserts that don't actually have any gelatin in them. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/lick.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":lick:"> Just double check the ingredients on the label. I buy them for the kids on occasion for a special lunch box treat.
 

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<div class="quote-block">Originally Posted by <strong>Cinnamon toast</strong> <a href="/forum/post/0"><img alt="View Post" class="inlineimg" src="/img/forum/go_quote.gif" style=""></a><br><br>
If you just want a single portion, there are some commercially prepared gel desserts that don't actually have any gelatin in them. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/lick.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":lick:"> Just double check the ingredients on the label. I buy them for the kids on occasion for a special lunch box treat.</div>
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There were some comments over on vegan lunch box that you might be interested in...<br><br><br><br><a href="http://veganlunchbox.blogspot.com/2006/02/chili-fruit-gel.html" target="_blank">http://veganlunchbox.blogspot.com/20...fruit-gel.html</a>
 

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I usually just buy an agar-based fruit-flavoured jello from an Indian Market. My favourite jello, though, is Bryanna's recipe above made using sour cherry juice, sweetened to taste. (I know you could just use sweet cherry juice, but I prefer the flavour of sour cherry juice.)
 

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Kingsmill Foods makes vegan jello (it's an add water and set mix). I ate a lot of it when I got my wisdom teeth out. It's in cherry and orange flavours.
 

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Kingsmill Foods makes vegan jello (it's an add water and set mix). I ate a lot of it when I got my wisdom teeth out. It's in cherry and orange flavours.</div>
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Where did you get this, meatless?
 

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The only place I've found it is at Bulk Barn.</div>
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Excellent! I just realized that there is a BB about 5 minutes away! I was just there for the first time on Friday night - loved it. I think I need to go again... Thanks!
 

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Wow, you just went there for the first time recently?! <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/blush.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":eek:"> I go all the time... it helps that there's one across the street. They recently started carrying organic spelt flour and organic cane sugar, which is nice. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/smiley.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":)">
 

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^^Proving yet again that bulk barn kicks ass!<br><br><br><br>
I'm not contributing anything to this thread, just happy to see there is vegetarian gelatin available. I have a recipe for coconut jello, but it uses non-vegetarian gelatin and it's from my vegetarian book <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/inquisitive.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":stinkeye:"> I'll have to try the recipe posted above. Thanks for sharing it!
 

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SB- just so you know, the only place I've found agar is at Rainbow Foods... it might also be at some other HFS's. Oh and so you're warned, it's hella expensive. I bought a little bag that was like, maybe 1/4 cup, and it was $9.
 

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Errrrr mine comes from asda.<br><br>
I find with companies it seems the quick-set powder stuff is veg*n but the chunks have gelatine in. the make begins with b?<br><br>
I want lemon though! Damnit someone find me lemon! Then I can mix it with 1/2 water, 1/4 lemonade 1/4 southern comfort. and have the worlds best jelly (er.. jello)
 

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I thought I read a recipe a while back that used Chia seeds for some kind of pudding. I know it is not jello but I thought it was relevant to this thread.<br><br><br><br>
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