Almond Fruit Cocktail Float

Serves 6

COST: $1.93

Per 1 square

Calories: 170

Fat: 0g

Carbohydrates: 33g

Protein: 9g

Fiber: 1g

Sugar: 10g

Sodium: 105mg

2 tablespoons unflavored vegetarian gelatin, such as agar flakes

11⁄2 cups water

1⁄2 cup boiling water

2 cups evaporated milk

1⁄2 cup granulated sugar

1 tablespoon almond extract

1 15-ounce can fruit cocktail

In a medium-sized bowl, add the gelatin to 1⁄2 cup water and let it sit for 2–3 minutes to soften. Pour the 1⁄2 cup boiling water over the soaked gelatin and stir until dissolved.
Stir in the remaining 1 cup water, and the milk, sugar, and almond extract. Pour into a 9″ × 9″ pan. Chill in the refrigerator until firm.
To serve, cut the chilled gelatin into 1-inch squares and serve in individual serving bowls with the fruit cocktail over the top.