Raspberry Party Cups

Created by Robert Crook- Dallas, TX
2nd Place — Party Foods 2015

A refreshing berry treat that is sure to please your guest at any occasion.


  • ¾ teaspoons unflavored gelatin (1 envelope)
  • ¼ cup water + 2 tablespoon cold water
  • ¼ cup granulated sugar
  • 2 cups raspberries, divided
  • 2/3 cup heavy cream, divided
  • 2/3 teaspoons confectioners’ sugar
  • ½ cups raspberry jelly


In small bowl, sprinkle the gelatin over the 2 tablespoons cold water; stir and let soften until opaque, about 3 minutes. In a small saucepan over medium heat, combine ¼ cup water and granulated sugar; heat until sugar dissolves. Stir in softened gelatin. Using a fine mesh sieve, strain mixture into a bowl; let cool to room temperature. In food processor or blender, puree 1 cup raspberries. Stir puree into gelatin mixture. Whip 1/3 cup cream with confectioner’s sugar to medium stiff peaks. Using rubber spatula, stir ¼ of the cream into raspberry puree; carefully fold in remaining cream. Refrigerate for at least 4 hours or up to overnight. Put ion readymade (purchased) phyllo cups. Put raspberry mixture in each cup. Top with fresh raspberry and glaze with melted raspberry jelly.


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