What child can say no to jelly? This delicious jelly boats recipe puts an exciting spin on the regular jelly cube snack.


  • 4 oranges
  • 2 packets blue jelly
  • 1 packet red jelly
  • 1 packet green jelly


  1. Slice the oranges in half and scoop out the flesh.
  2. Make up the jelly as per the packet directions.
  3. Use the 2 quantities of blue jelly to make the sea, pour into a clear rectangular container and refrigerate.
  4. Make paper sails with rectangles of heavyweight paper and stick them on toothpicks to form a mast.
  5. Place the orange halves into a muffin tin and fill half with the green jelly mixture and half with the red jelly mixture. Refrigerate until set.
  6. When the jelly has set, slice oranges in half again to make quarters and place the paper sails into each quarter.
  7. Place the boats on the ‘blue sea’ and serve!

Recipe and Photo: www.kidspot.com.au

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