How to Make Knox Gelatin

By Denise Schoonhoven

Whether you are making homemade marshmallows, old-fashioned molded salads or a fancy low-fat cheesecake, it's likely you will find unflavored gelatin in the recipe. Knox Gelatin has been a well-known brand of unflavored gelatin used in food preparation for over a hundred years. It comes in pre-measured packets that are easy to work with and each packet has only 5 calories. Follow these simple steps to make Knox Gelatin for your favorite recipes.

Dessert made with gelatin

Step 1

Pour cool liquid into a saucepan. Use fruit juice, broth or plain water depending on your recipe requirements.

Step 2

Tear open a packet of Knox Gelatin. Sprinkle the powder evenly over the surface of the liquid. Some recipes may require more than one packet.

Step 3

Let the gelatin powder rest on the liquid without stirring. Allow 2 to 5 minutes for the gelatin to soften before proceeding with other recipe instructions.

Step 4

Warm the softened gelatin and liquid mixture gently over medium heat stirring constantly. Bring the mixture to the point of boiling and remove immediately from the burner.

Step 5

Allow the gelatin mix to cool for 5 to 10 minutes and then stir into the remaining ingredients of the recipe.