Orange Sherbet Salad

Orange Sherbet Salad

Tara Holt 0

"This is a great Easter or summer salad. It has a very light taste with the sweetness of Mandarin oranges and orange sherbet!"


6 h 15 m servings 119 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 119 kcal
  • 6%
  • Fat:
  • 0 g
  • < 1%
  • Carbs:
  • 28.7g
  • 9%
  • Protein:
  • 2.8 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 107 mg
  • 4%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Whisk the gelatin into the boiling water until dissolved. Allow to cool for 10 minutes, then stir in the orange sherbet until completely melted. Once the gelatin begins to thicken, stir in the drained mandarin oranges. Pour into a gelatin mold, and refrigerate until set, about 6 hours.
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  1. 23 Ratings


I've been making this 'salad' for years ... Though I drain the Mandarin Oranges and save the liquid, adding this liquid to make the 2 cups of water ... Also, try using Vanilla Ice cream in plac...

Growing up in the Midwest farm country, we kids were allowed to have desserts like this with meals, since they were called "salads." I continue this tradition today with my family, and my kids ...

We did make this for Easter! It was fantastic! We didn't flip it out but rather just served it from a bowl. For others who are mold-shy like myself, I reccommend using a shallow dish as the ora...

Some of the family loved this, others not so much. Not sure I will make it again. I have another similar recipe that has whipped cream in it that the whole family likes.

This was great! I followed the suggestions of using the liquid the oranges were in. Great idea. I also whipped in 4 ounces of cream cheese to the hot jello mixture and used orange cream sherb...

Not bad. Not great. Would have liked if there were more mandarin oranges in it. I won't make it again.

We've been making this recipe every Easter and Thanksgiving for at least thirty years. First we drain the juice from the can of mandarin oranges, then add water to that to equal two cups. Wond...

This is almost identical to a salad I've made at Easter for many years. The only difference is I use 1 1/2 C boiling water, 2 cans of mandarin oranges, drained and I add the very small can of f...

Fantastic! Everyone wanted the recipe! Instead of a mold I used a pretty glass bowl. Also used the tip of using the reserved juice with the H20. I also added some fresh Orange Zest in the mixt...