Sparkling Mandarin-Orange Dessert

If you’re looking to impress your guests, this Sparkling Mandarin Orange Dessert ought to do the trick (and it’s got a little kick!).

Preparation time

  • Prep Time 10min.
  • Total Time 2hr. 40min.
  • Servings 8 servings


  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 2 pkg. (3 oz. each) JELL-O Orange Flavor Gelatin
  • 2-1/2 cups sparkling water
  • 2 cans (11 oz. each) mandarin oranges, drained
  • 1 cup thawed COOL WHIP LITE Whipped Topping
  • 1/4 tsp. ground red pepper (cayenne)


  1. Add boiling water to gelatin mixes in large bowl, stir 3 min. until completely dissolved. Stir in sparkling water, pour into 8 champagne glasses or dessert dishes. Refrigerate 30 min. or until thickened.
  2. Top with oranges. Refrigerate 2 hours or until firm.
  3. Combine COOL WHIP and red pepper, spoon over desserts just before serving.