URGENT! Make a gift that will be doubled. We have $9,931 left to match by December 1st.
Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

Catholic Recipe: Poor Woman's Marzipan

    INGREDIENTS

  • 1 lb. very fine dried coconut (if you shred it yourself, put it through finest knife of grinder)
  • 1 can sweetened condensed milk
  • 2 pkgs. strawberry-flavored gelatin
  • Details

  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Difficulty:
  • Cost: $$$$
  • For Ages: 11+
  • Origin:

This recipe will challenge the creativity of your children, who love to mold shapes and designs. Moreover, this artwork is edible!

DIRECTIONS

Use 1 pkg. gelatin, add coconut and milk. Stir well to blend and let stand a few minutes, then form into balls and roll in the second pkg. of gelatin. Form each ball into a strawberry. Insert a small piece of green toothpick, if desired, for the stem. For pumpkins, use orange gelatin and make the balls a little larger. Insert a pencil to make the top depression and a nut pick to form the ridges. Gather little sticks or twigs from your garden to use for stems for a more natural look. Use your imagination to work out other fruits. Good work-play for the children, too, — at least they can eat the results, which is more than you can say for Play-Dough.

Recipe Source: Holy Housewifery Cookbook by Ethel Marbach, Abbey Press, Saint Meinrad, Indiana, 1968
Fall 2014 Campaign
Subscribe for free
Shop Amazon
Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

Recent Catholic Commentary

Art and theology, beauty and truth, work together in the New Evangelization November 21
Anatomy of Conversion November 21
Anatomy of Conversion November 21
It is a failure of mercy to deny sin November 20
Yesterday's news, tomorrow November 20

Top Catholic News

Most Important Stories of the Last 30 Days