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Jelly in Oranges

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jelly in orange peels


Turn jelly into finger food! This is a fun activity for kids to do with an adult. These tasty slices would also look great at a party. Add a simple sail, with paper and a toothpick, and you've got cute little sailboats!

Time: 40 mins - 1 hr (not including setting time)
Age: Under 5's, 5-10's
Level: Medium

Materials
Jelly Crystals (1 packet that makes 500mL will fill approximately 5 orange halves)
Oranges (approximately 2 1/2 per packet of jelly)
Measuring jug (to make jelly in)
Boiling water & cold water
Spoons
Bowl
Sharp knife
Cutting board
Muffin tray
Fridge
toothpicks (for optional boat decoration)
paper (for optional boat decoration)

CAUTION: Be very careful with boiling water and sharp knives around younger children. Toothpicks are not suitable for decorations for younger children.

Method
Make up the jelly with less water than is recommended on the packet to make the jelly more robust. I made mine up to 350mL in the jug for a packet that should have made 500mL.



jelly mix


Cut the oranges in half
Scoop out the orange pulp with a spoon. This can get quite messy with juice spraying out in all directions so do it over a bowl and be prepared to get you clothes wet. Use the spoon to make cuts between the pulp and the orange rind and try to take the pulp out in one go. Scrape the rind so it is a clean as possible.
Place the orange rind halves in a muffin tray like muffin cases.



jelly mix


Pour prepared jelly mixture into orange halves. Fill to the brim.



jelly mix


Place muffin tray in fridge to set the jelly.
Place an orange half on a cutting board jelly side down and cut into thirds as shown in the photo below.



jelly in orange peels


To make boats, poke a toothpick through a triangle cut from paper and insert it into the jelly of an orange slice as shown tn the photo below.



jelly in orange peels


Eat immediately or keep in fridge until ready to serve.

Jelly in oranges is best consumed the day it is made as the orange peels quickly deteriorate.

Make the most of the scooped-out orange pulp and make some fresh orange juice!



jelly mix


Jelly Colour Suggestions
Pick a colour to suit your party theme
Make all the colours of the rainbow
Pick strongly contrasting colours to the orange peel for maximum effect
Use orange coloured jelly to create a jelly orange!

Categories
#Under 5s
#5 to 10s
#Medium
#Fun Food
#Party
#Cooking
#Fruit
#Boat
#Orange
#Jelly
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