Fresh Grapefruit Gelatin Salad |

A relic of the past try out the grapefruit gelatin salad today and travel back in time.

This recipe serves 8.


  • 4 grapefruits
  • 4 tbsps lemon juice
  • 3 envelopes (1/4-oz/7-g) Knox unflavored gelatin
  • 4 tbsps cold water
  • 8 tbsps boiling water
  • sugar or Splenda granulated sweetener (to taste)


  1. Peel and section the grapefruits, collect the grapefruit juice and flesh in a bowl, then add lemon juice to them. Set aside.
  2. Add gelatin powder to cold water and mix. Then pour in the boiling water and stir to dissolve the gelatin.
  3. Add in sugar or sweetener and stir until dissolved (the amount will depend upon the tartness of the grapefruits).
  4. Pour the gelatin mixture over the grapefruit flesh and juice, and mix gently to combine.
  5. Pour into a 9-inch square gelatin mold (or any mold) and chill for at least 4 hours to set.