Jello Orange Wedges

A friend sent this picture to me yesterday and I thought it was seriously the coolest Idea ever. It seems like a really easy party idea, or just a cute snack or treat for a kid. I found some recipes that are for adults, where you can even put vodka in them. Its definitely a twist on a jello shot.

Here is a recipe I found from

9 small to medium oranges
6 (3 oz.) boxes gelatin, one in each of 6 colors (lemon, orange, strawberry, lime, berry blue, and grape)
water to make gelatin

1 Cut each orange in half. Remove orange sections, leaving the "cup" of rind. Continue until all 9 oranges are cut in half and scooped out (so 18 orange cups are ready). Set orange cups in muffin tins to keep each upright. Set aside.
2 Prepare six flavors of gelatin according to package directions, one at a time. With each flavor, fill 3 orange cups, filling up to the edge of the cup. Pour leftover gelatin into a food storage container and refrigerate to use as desired later. Repeat until all 6 flavors are made and all 18 orange cups are filled.
3 Carefully place muffin tins into the refrigerator and chill at least 4 hours (overnight is better) until fully set.
4 Remove each orange cup from the muffin tin and, using a sharp knife, slice into three wedges. Continue until all orange cups are sliced into colorful wedges. Place wedges on a serving platter in rainbow-color order (light to dark).
5Serve immediately, or return plate of wedges to the refrigerator until serving time.
6TIPS: I used an electric citrus juicer (the kind that easily juices lemon and orange halves) to make the orange cups, which made that step super quick -- and with the added benefit that we ended up with awesome homemade orange juice too! Also, if you want more than 54 wedges, just use more oranges. You have plenty of leftover gelatin to fill them.

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