|2 cups||Unsweetened apple juice|
|1 tablespoon||Fresh lemon juice|
|2 teaspoons||Granulated gelatin|
|½ cup||Water; cold|
|Sugar substitute equal to -|
|Red food color (opt.)|
Combine apple and lemon juices and whole cloves in a heavy saucepan. Bring to a boil; simmer gently 10 minutes.
Meanwhile, soak gelatin in cold water. Remove apple juice from heat; discard cloves; add gelatin and sweetener and mix well to dissolve. Add about three drops red food color if desired; mix well.
Pour carefully into two small, hot jars. Cover lightly until cooled.
Then cover tightly and store in refrigerator no longer than two weeks. Yield: 2 cups.
Serving size: 1 tablespoon. Nutritional information per serving: Carbohydrates ~ 2g; Protein - 0g; Fat - 0g; Calories - 10; Fiber - 0g; Sodium - 1mg; Cholesterol - 0mg. Exchanges per serving: Up to 2 tablespoons may be considered "free." NOTE: Low-sodium diets: This recipe is excellent. Source: The Art of Cooking for the Diabetic, by Mary Abbott Hess.
Formatted by: Nancy Filbert; December, 1995